Objectives: The Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature (B.A. English) is a four-year course designed to study a diverse range of literary works which have challenged and shaped our conceptions of society, culture and art over the years. The programme focuses on both theoretical and critical approaches to understand the structure and use of English language in particular. It concentrates on the study of literary periods, genres and theoretical issues to explore literature as an artistic medium and also an intellectual discipline. Students are expected to acquire a high level of communicative competence in the use of English as well as various skills in writing and textual analysis to enhance their professional and personal goals.
To obtain B.A. Honours in English Language and Literature, students have to earn a total of 132 credits divided in 08 semesters from a combination of different courses offered by BUFT.
Name of Program: B.A. Honours in English
- Total Credit: Full-Time (132 credit hours program)
- Duration: Four Years (08 Semesters of six months each, i.e., Spring and Fall)
- Eligibility Criteria: As per UGC prescribed rules of admission to undergraduate studies.
- Number of Seats: Depending on the physical and teaching facilities available, to be determined by the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences of BUFT from time to time.
- Grading Policy: As per UGC approved grading policy.
- Passing Grade and Graduation Policy: Minimum passing grade for B.A degree will be CGPA of 2.50 in a scale of 4.00. The degree requirement must be completed within 07 (seven) years.
Complete List of Courses for B.A. (Hon’s) in English
(Courses are arranged according to the Semester)
|Sl. No||Subject Code||Course Title||Credits|
|1||Eng-1101||Listening and Speaking||3|
|2||Eng-1102||Critical Reading and Writing||3|
|3||Eng-1103||Introduction to Poetry||3|
|4||Eng-1104||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|7||Eng-1201||Introduction to Prose and Drama||3|
|8||Eng-1202||Old and Middle English Literature||3|
|10||Eng-1204||Phonetics and Phonology||3|
|11||Eng-1205||Introduction to Anthropology||3|
|13||Eng-2101||16th and 17th Century English Literature||3|
|14||Eng-2102||Restoration and 18th Century Literature||3|
|16||Eng-2104||Syntax and Morphology||3|
|17||Eng-2105||Introduction to Bangla Literature||3|
|21||Eng-2203||English for Professional Purpose||3|
|23||Eng-2205||Introduction to Philosophical Thoughts||3|
|25||Eng-3101||World Classics in Translation||3|
|26||Eng-3102||Introduction to American Literature||3|
|27||Eng-3103||Literary Criticism 2||3|
|31||Eng-3201||Twentieth Century English Poetry||3|
|32||Eng-3202||Twentieth Century English Drama||3|
|33||Eng-3203||African and Caribbean Literature||3|
|34||Eng-3204||Twentieth Century American Prose and Drama||3|
|35||Eng-3205||English Language Teaching (ELT)||3|
|37||Eng-4101||Twentieth Century American Poetry 3||3|
|38||Eng-4102||Twentieth Century American Novel||3|
|40||Eng-4104||Introduction to Critical Theory 1||3|
|41||Eng-4105||Testing and Evaluation||3|
|43||Eng-4201||Twentieth Century English Novel||3|
|44||Eng-4202||Australian and Canadian Literature||3|
|45||Eng-4203||Introduction to Critical Theory -2||3|
|47||Eng-4205||Syllabus design and Curriculum||3|