Bachelor of Science in English Language and Communication

The degree is a 04-year program and has been specifically designed to cover core areas in linguistics, literature and English language. It encourages the learners to read and analyze critically a wide range of texts. This will orient them to various traditions of writing/speaking in English. Special emphasis is given to enhancing proficiency in oral and written English which subsequently ensures employability in various fields. Being highly interdisciplinary in nature, the program enables students to connect their knowledge of English language, literature and linguistics with several areas of social sciences such as philosophy, psychology, globalization, sociology, etc. This paves way for the students to trace and recognize current trends for conducting a small-scale research in an area of interest.

Career Opportunities

On completion of BS Language and Communication, some of the visible career options include key positions in teaching, civil services, judiciary, print and electronic media, NGOs, INGOs, multinational organizations and civil society organizations. Studies in humanities impart a strong knowledge base to establish institutions for service to humanity or even business for self-employment.

 

 

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Foundation in English 3
2 History of Literature 3
3  Psychology 3
4 Philosophy 3
5 Pakistan Studies 3
6 Intro to Linguistics 3

 

Semester 2

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 English Listening & Reading Comprehension 3
2 Islamic Studies
3
3 Gender Studies
3
4 Political Science 3
5 Intro to Literature: Poetry & One-Act Play
3
6 Intro to Linguistics: Methods & Approaches 3

 

Semester 3

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 Communication Skills 3
2 Introduction to Computers 3
3 Entrepreneurship 3
4  Environmental Sciences
3
5  English Fiction
3
6  Phonetics & English Phonology 3

 

Semester 4

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 Academic Reading & Writing (Advanced) 3
2 Citizenship Education( Human Rights)
3
3 Intro to Literature : Prose
3
4 Morphology & Syntax
3
5 Anthropology
3

 

Semester 5

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 Research Methodology 3
2 Literary Criticism-I 3
3 Classical Poetry 3
4 Psycholinguistics
3
5 Sociolinguistic
3

 

Semester 6

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 Literature Movements 3
2 Classical Drama 3
3 Literary Criticism-II 3
4 Pakistani Literature in English
3
5 Semantics
3
6 Discourse Analysis 3

 

Semester 7

Sr. No Course Title Cr. Hrs.



 Literature Major
1 Literary Discourse & Journalistic Writing 3
2 Literary Stylistics 3
3 Science Fiction & Fantasy 3
4 Teaching of Literature 3
5 American Drama 3
Linguistics Major
1 English for Specific Purposes 3
2 Language Culture & Identity 3
3 Stylistics 3
4 Syllabus Designing & Testing 3
 5 Research Methods in Lingusitics 3

 

Semester 8

Sr. No. Course Title Cr. Hrs.



 Literature Major
1 Literary Discourse & Journalistic Writing 3
2 Literary Stylistics 3
3 Science Fiction & Fantasy 3
4 Teaching of Literature 3
5 Research Project 3
Linguistics Major
1 English for Specific Purposes 3
2` Language Culture & Identity 3
3 Stylistics 3
4 Syllabus Designing & Testing 3
5 Research Project 3
Offered at Campuses
Fact File

Program Duration: 4 Years

Entry Requirements: F.A./ F.Sc./ I.Com / ICS/ A-Level certificate or equivalent with minimum second division

Program Recognition
  Higher Education Commission of Pakistan