Curriculum of

Bachelor of Arts in English (BAE)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), AIUB

 The Department of English offers a four-year BA in English degree in eight consecutive semesters.

SEMESTER 1                        

      SL  Code                     Course Title                           Credit   Pre. Req.

  1. ENG 1101 English Reading Skills & Public Speaking 3              None
  2. BAS 1101 Bangla Language and Literature                  3              None
  3. BAS 1102 Foundations of Sociology                              3              None
  4. CSC 1101 Computer Fundamentals                               3              None
  5. BAS 1103 Arts and Aesthetics                                         3              None

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 2                                                         

       SL  Code              Course Title                                  Credit   Pre. Req.

  1. ENG 1202 English Writing Skills & Communication  3              ENG 1101
  2. ENG 1203 English Literature and Stylistics                  3              None
  3. ENG 1204 Introduction to Linguistics                            3              ENG 1101
  4. BAS 1204 Bangladesh Studies                                          3              BAS 1102
  5. BAS 1205 History of Emergence of Bangladesh           3              None

Total Credit         15                          

 SEMESTER 3                                                       

SL            Code                     Course Title                                                       Credit   Pre. Req.

  1. ENG 2105 Writing for Arts and Social Sciences          3              ENG 1101
  2. ENG 2106 Phonetics and Phonology                             3              ENG 1204
  3. ENG 2107 Introduction to English Poetry                    3              ENG 1203
  4. MAT 2102 Statistics for Social Science                         3              BAS 1204
  5. BAS 2105 Fundamentals of Economics                        3              None

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 4                                                      

      SL  Code                     Course Title                                        Credit   Pre. Req.

  1. ENG 2208            Appreciation of Drama                                  3              ENG 2107
  2. ENG 2209            History of English Language                         3              ENG 2105
  3. ENG 2210             English Prose and Fiction                              3              BAS 2105
  4. BAS 2206              Natural Science                                                3              MAT 2102
  5. BAS 2207              Social Science Research Methodology         3              MAT 2102

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 5                                                       

     SL  Code                     Course Title                           Credit   Pre. Req.

  1.   ENG 3111 Professional English                                        3              ENG 2105
  2.   ENG 3112 English Language Teaching Techniques    3              ENG 2209
  3.   ENG 4103 Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary           3              ENG 1204
  4.   Major 1/Elective                                                                  3
  5.   Major 2 /Elective                                                                 3

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 6                                                      

    SL  Code                     Course Title                           Credit   Pre. Req.

  1.   BBA 3103 Elementary Accounting                                   3              MAT 1201
  2.   ENG 4209 Psycholinguistics                                              3              ENG 3112
  3.   ENG 3213 Classical Literature                                           3              ENG 2210
  4.   Major 3/Elective                                                                   3
  5.   Major 4 /Elective                                                                  3

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 7                                                         

      SL  Code                     Course Title                           Credit      Pre. Req.

  1.   ENG 3214 Sociolinguistics                                              3              ENG 1204
  2.   BAS 3108 Contemporary Philosophy                           3              BAS 2105
  3.   Major 5/Elective                                                               3
  4.   Major 6 /Elective                                                              3
  5.   Major 7/Elective                                                               3

Total Credit         15

SEMESTER 8                                                      

      SL  Code                     Course Title                           Credit        Pre. Req.

  1.   BAS 3109   Cognitive and Social Psychology                      3              BAS 2206
  2. ENG-4214 Contemporary South Asian Writing in English3            ENG 2210
  3.                     Major 8 /Elective                                                     3
  4.                     Major 9 /Elective                                                     3
  5.                     Major 10 /Elective /Teaching Practicum            3

Total Credit         15

Students may choose courses from any one of the following two majors. A student of BA in English: Major in Literature has to take 10 elective courses and BA in English: Major in Linguistics & TEFL has to take 9 elective courses and one Teaching Practicum. Major in Literature

SL Code Course Title Credit Pre. Req.
1 ENG 4111 Middle English Literature 3 60 credits
2 ENG 4112 Romantic Poetry 3 60 credits
3 ENG 4113 Victorian Literature 3 60 credits
4 ENG 4114 19th Century Novel 3 60 credits
5 ENG 4115 Modern Fiction 3 60 credits
6 ENG 4211 Modern Drama and Poetry 3 60 credits
7 ENG 4212 American Literature 3 60 credits
8 ENG 4213 Shakespeare 3 60 credits
9 ENG 4215 African Writings in English 3 60 credits
10 ENG 4216 16th and 17th Century English Literature 3 60 credits
11 ENG 4217 The Restoration Period 3 60 credits
12 ENG 4218 Translation Studies 3 60 credits
13 ENG 4219 Literary Theory 3 60 credits

 

Major in Linguistics & TEFL

SL Code Course Title Credit Pre. Req.
1 ENG 4101 Morphology 3 60 credits
2 ENG 4102 Syntax and Semantics 3 60 credits
3 ENG 4104 Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis 3 60 credits
4 ENG 4105 World Englishes 3 60 credits
5 ENG 4201 Second Language Acquisition 3 60 credits
6 ENG 4202 Language Testing 3 60 credits
7 ENG 4203 Syllabus and Materials Design 3 60 credits
8 ENG 4204 English for Specific Purposes 3 60 credits
9 ENG 4206 Teaching Reading 3 60 credits
10 ENG 4207 Teaching Writing 3 60 credits
11 ENG 4208 Teaching Listening and Speaking 3 60 credits
12 TP ENG Teaching Practicum 3 111 credits