BS (Hons) English

Objectives

After completion of the BS English (four-year program), the learners will be able to:

  1. Display substantial proficiency in oral and written English
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the core linguistic and literary concepts and their various applications
  3. Use critical concepts and terminology, both in Literature and Linguistics, with understanding
  4. Express the ability to respond to and interpret a range of text types effectively
  5. Analyze individual texts and make comparisons between them
  6. Appreciate the significance of social and historical context in analyzing texts
  7. Trace and recognize the major traditions in research on selected issues/themes
  8. Conduct a small-scale research study in an area of interest
  9. Enhance their employability in various fields, such as media, communication, teaching, C.S.S. and other relevant fields.

Entry Requirements

FA/FSc, ICS, ICom or equivalent with minimum 2nd Division and with school subjects. However, candidates who have studied English literature as an elective subject at HSSC will be preferred.

Age Limit

Age limit is not applicable in this program.

Merit Calculation

(( Marks Obtained in SSC / Total ) x 0.30 + ( Marks Obtained in HSSC / Total ) x 0.70) x 100

Degree Requirements

Assessment and evaluation of students in BS (H) English program shall be of three types:

  1. Continuous/Formative Assessment 40%
  2. Summative Test (at the end of semester) 60%

Further break-up:

  1. At least two assignments/presentations in each course, with a total weight age of 18%.
  2. A mid-term test equivalent to 20% weight age.
  3. 2% weight age to the student attaining attendance 90% or more, general conduct or behaviour, and/or extra-ordinary participation in academic activities in each course during the regular course work.