Overview:

The Department of English Literature is one of the leading departments of the University with a rich history of excellence, quality teaching and research spanning over decades. The Department has always been committed to the symbiotic relationship of teaching, research and the larger concerns of society. The Department of English seeks to provide the diverse needs of its students by offering them the opportunity to read widely understand and enjoy what they read, and to express themselves both orally and in writing with ease, force and clarity. The English Department maintains its strong commitment to traditional areas of study, while also supporting groundbreaking research and teaching in new and interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies.

The Department of English caters for the needs of other departments related to English language, hence maintaining close ties with other departments. English Department teaches across the whole range of English literature and language studies. Our aim is to provide students with a stimulating environment in which to develop skills in all areas of English.

Career Prospects

Students on completing the BA (Hons) easily find jobs in the education sector and also in the fields of journalism and mass media. A large number of students find jobs as teachers in schools in the private sector. Those with a higher degree, such as MPhil, find placements in universities. A degree in English also proves useful to students desirous of joining the federal and provincial civil services.

Eligibility Criteria:

Student must have passed FA / F.Sc/ ICS / A level or equivalent (to be determined by the Equivalence Committee) from a recognized institution with at least 45% marks or 2nd division on the basis of the respective category of admission, excluding 20 marks of Hafiz-e-Quran. For the subjects of Engineering and Pharmacy etc., the minimum admission requirement is 1st division.

COMPULSORY COURSES

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ENG – 1104English – I3
ENG – 1204English – II3
ENG – 2104English – III3
ENG – 2204English – IV3

B.A (HONS) ENGLISH LITERATURE

Year – 1
Semester – I
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ENG – 1102Short Stories & Novels3
Semester – II
ENG – 1201Prose3
Year – 2
Semester – III
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ENG – 2101Introduction to Study of Literature3
Semester – IV
ENG – 2201Drama3
ENG – 2202Poetry and One Act Plays3
Year – 3
Semester – V
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ENG – 3101History of English Literature: Anglo Saxon to Modern3
ENG – 3102Drama: Classical to Restoration3
ENG – 3103Poetry: 14th to 18th Century3
ENG – 3104Novel: 18th and 19th Century3
ENG – 3105Introduction to Linguistics- I3
Semester – VI
ENG – 3201Prose 16th to 20th Century3
ENG – 3202Shakespeare3
ENG – 3203Literary Criticism: Classical to 18th Century3
ENG – 3204Introduction to Linguistics II3
ENG – 3205Pakistani Literature in English3
Year – 4
Semester – VII
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
ENG – 4101Modern Drama3
ENG – 4102Linguistics and Literature3
ENG – 4103Literary Criticism: 19th and 20th Century3
ENG – 4104International Literature in English3
ENG – 4105English Language Skills3
Semester – VIII
ENG – 4201Poetry: 19th and 20th Century3
ENG – 4202American Literature3
ENG – 4203Modern Novel3
ENG – 4204Literary Theory3
ENG – 4299Dissertation3

Mrs. Shumaila Ahmed

Lecturer of Art & Social Sciences

Mr.Fayyaz Ali

Lecturer of Art & Social Sciences