Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English

(Course Outline)

The Department of English offers Bachelor of Arts in English, Master of Arts in English (Final) & Master of Arts in English (Preliminary and Final) programs. These programs aim at providing modern education in English and preparing students as well-trained English professionals to meet the demand for national and international English professionals.

These programs also aim.

1.To teach students standard English.
2.To teach students to read more analytically.
3.To teach students to think more critically and logically.
4.To teach students to write more effectively.
5.To teach students basic research techniques.
6.To teach students basic speechmaking techniques.
7.To introduce students to the major literary movements and periods, films, genres, authors and representative works and critical theories.
8.To develop in students an aesthetic appreciation of literature and its contribution to the humanizing process of civilization.
9.To provide students with the tools for literacy criticism, analysis and evolution.
10.To teach students the basics of reading, speaking, writing and understanding a foreign language.
11.To facilitate an understanding of other countries and cultures.
12.To prepare students for graduate and professional study.
13.To encourage students to participate in departmental forums and in other literary and cultural activities.
14.To encourage students to work on student publications.
15.To develop in students a humanities-centered, interdisciplinary understanding of and appreciation for the diverse and unifying forces shaping Bangladeshi and English culture from its colonial beginning to the present.

An English graduate will be competent for the following jobs:

Civil ServicesBusiness NegotiatorEditorPublisherJournalistHuman ResourceTranslator
InterpreterMarketing ExecutiveBankerResearch Coordinator/officerExecutive SecretaryBusiness ExecutivePublic Relation Officer
Communication OfficerTeacherNGO ExecutiveSocial Development OfficerField OrganizerProgram CoordinatorProgram Adviser and other jobs.

Bachelor of Arts in English program has the following subjects as specialization/major:

a.English Literature
b.English Education
c.Linguistics
Duration of the Program:
The duration of Bachelor of Arts in English program is 4 academic years.
Total Credit Hours Requirement:
Bachelor of Arts in English program consists of minimum 133 Credit Hours.
Program Structure:

The Bachelor of Arts in English program consists of

1.Orientation Course04 credit hours
2.General Education (5 courses × 3 credit hours each) 15 credit hours
3.English Foundation & Professional Courses (8 courses × 3 credit hours each)24 credit hours
4.Free Electives (8 courses × 3 credit hours each)24 credit hours
5.English Courses (17 courses × 3 credit hours each)51 credit hours
6.Specialization/Major (4 courses × 3 credit hours each)12 credit hours
7.Project&Thesis03 credit hours
Total133 Credit Hours
Graduation:
Minimum 129 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Arts in English program with major / concentration. Minimum “2.50” or higher CGPA is required to obtain the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in English. In addition, students must fulfill the professional development seminar and senior project requirements before graduation. Students must also complete the thesis requirements and a mandatory orientation course in 3 parts with a grade of 3.0 in each individual 3 parts to achieve academic and total excellence in the program and to “Bring Out The Best in a Student” Orientation course is a pre requisite to get Stamford degree in all programs.

SL Course Code Course Title Cr.Hr.
1 BAG 101 Introduction to Bengali Literature 3
2 BAG 102 Origin of Bengali Culture and History 3
3 BANG 101 Introduction to Bangla Literature 3
4 BANG 201 Origin of Bangla Culture and History 3
5 BANG 202 Origin of Bengali Culture 3
6 CIS 102 Visual Basic Programming 3
7 CIS 103 Database Management System 3
8 CIS 104 Information System Analysis and Design 3
9 CIS 106 Electronic Commerce 3
10 CSE 101 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
11 EDU 101 Introduction to Educations 3
12 EDU 102 History, Principles and Philosophy of Education 3
13 EDU 103 Methods and Materials of Teaching English 3
14 EDU 104 Human Growth and Development 3
15 EDU 105 Classroom Management 3
16 EDU 106 Educational Psychology 3
17 EDU 107 Student Teaching 3
18 EDU 108 English Language Teaching (ELT) 3
19 ENG 201 Literary Theory-2 3
20 ENG 202 Classics in Translation-2 3
21 ENG 203 20th Century English Literature 3
22 ENG 204 Introduction to Old and Middle English Literature 3
23 ENG 301 Public Speaking 3
24 ENG 302 Composition 3
25 ENG 304 English for Professional Purpose/Business English 3
26 ENG 305 Technical Writing 3
27 ENG 306 Newspaper Editing/Practicum 3
28 ENG 307 Advanced Conversation 3
29 ENG 402 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology 3
30 ENG 403 Intro. to Socioling. & Psycholing. Aspect of Lang 3
31 ENG 405 Second Language Acquistio(SLA) 3
32 ENG 502 Shakespeare-1 3
33 ENG 503 Shakespeare-2 3
34 ENG 504 20th Century Modern Poetry 3
35 ENG 505 20th Century Modern Fiction 3
36 ENG 506 20th Century English Drama 3
37 ENG 507 Continental Literature 3
38 ENG 508 Continental Literature 3
39 ENG 509 American Literature 3
40 ENG 510 South Asian, Cari. and African Lite. in Eng.-1 3
41 ENG 511 South Asian, Cari. and African Lite. in Eng.-2 3
42 ENG 513 Modern Literary Theory 3
43 ENGL 100 English Fundamentals 3
44 ENGL 101 Composition 3
45 ENGL 102 Public Speaking 3
46 ENGL 103 Advanced Reading Strategies and Writing 3
47 ENGL 104 History of English Literature 3
48 ENGL 105 Introduction to Poetry 3
49 ENGL 106 Introduction to Fiction and Non- Fictional Prose 3
50 ENGL 107 Introduction to Drama 3
51 ENGL 108 Seventeenth Century Prose and Drama 3
52 ENGL 109 18th Century English Literature 3
53 ENGL 110 Introduction to Fiction & Non-Fictional Prose 3
54 ENGL 111 19th Century Literature-1 3
55 ENGL 112 19th Century Literature-2 3
56 ENGL 113 20th Century English Literature 3
57 ENGL 115 Introduction to Report Writing & Presentation 3
58 ENGL 117 Literary Theory-1 3
59 ENGL 119 Classics in Translation-1 3
60 ENGL 122 Introduction to Linguistics 3
61 ENGL 201 Elizabethan Drama 3
62 ENGL 202 Elizabethan and Seventeenth Century Poetry 3
63 ENGL 203 Seventeenth Century Prose and Drama 3
64 ENGL 204 18th Century English Literature 3
65 ENGL 205 Romantic Literature-1 3
66 ENGL 206 Romantic Literature-2 3
67 ENGL 207 19th Century Literature-1 3
68 ENGL 208 Introduction to Linguistics 3
69 ENGL 301 19th Century Literature-2 3
70 ENGL 302 20th Century Literature-1 3
71 ENGL 303 American Literature 3
72 ENGL 30301 19th Century Literature-II 3
73 ENGL 304 Literary Theory-1 3
74 ENGL 305 Classic in Translation - 1 3
75 ENGL 306 Newspaper Editing 3
76 ENGL 307 Advanced Conversation 3
77 ENGL 308 Elizabethan and Restoration Drama 3
78 ENGL 309 Romantic Literature -3 3
79 ENGL 310 19th Century Literature - 3 3
80 ENGL 311 20th Century Poetry 3
81 ENGL 312 Technical Writing 3
82 ENGL 401 English Language Teaching(ELT) 3
83 ENGL 402 Introduction to Old and Middle English Literature 3
84 ENGL 403 Classics in Translation -2 3
85 ENGL 404 20th Century Literature-2 3
86 ENGL 405 Literary Theory -2 3
87 ENGL 406 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology 3
88 ENGL 407 Structure of English 3
89 ENGL 408 Intro.to Socio-linguistics &Psycholing. Aspect 3
90 ENGL 409 Second Language Acquisition(SLA) 3
91 ENGL 410 English for Professional Purposes 3
92 ENGL 490 Undergraduate Research 3
93 ENV 110 Introduction to Environmental Science 3
94 ENV 111 Env. & Society :Bangladesh and Global Perspective 3
95 ENV 112 Environmental Economics and Population Dynamics 3
96 ENV 113 Environmental Laws, Protocols and Ethics 3
97 FIN 225 Principle of Business Finance 3
98 FIN 429 Law and Practice of Banking 3
99 FIN 601 Corporate Finance 3
100 FIN 602 Managerial Finance 3
101 FIN 603 International Finance & Banking 3
102 FIN 604 Financial Analysis & Control 3
103 FIN 605 Bank Fund Management 3
104 FIN 606 Working Capital Management 3
105 FIN 607 Security Analysis & Portfolio Management 3
106 HIS 101 History of Western Thought 3
107 HIS 102 History of Western Thought 3
108 HIS 103 History of Eastern Thought and Religion 3
109 HIS 201 General History & Western History Highlights 3
110 HIS 202 History of Eastern Thoughts and Religion 3
111 HIS 203 History of Western Thought 3
112 HRM 601 Manpower Planning and Personal Policy 3
113 HRM 602 Industrial Relations 3
114 HRM 603 Industrial Relations in a Global Economy 3
115 HRM 604 Organization and Conflict Management 3
116 IR 101 International Relations 3
117 MGMT 211 Principles of Management 3
118 MGT 430 Fundamental Management 3
119 MGT 602 International Management 3
120 MGT 603 Production and Operation Management 3
121 MGT 604 Strategic Management 3
122 MGT 606 Entrepreneurship Development 3
123 MGT 607 Management of Public Enterprises 3
124 MIS 602 E-Commerce Programming 3
125 MIS 603 Object-Oriented Programming 3
126 MIS 604 Visual & Internet Programming 3
127 MIS 605 Database Management System 3
128 MIS 606 Sowftware Engineering 3
129 MIS 607 System Analysis & Design 3
130 MIS 608 Decision Support System 3
131 MIS 609 Data Structure & Algorithm 3
132 MIS 610 Operating Systems 3
133 MIS 611 Artificial Intelligence &Export Systems 3
134 MIS 612 Multimedia Systems Design 3
135 MIS 613 Computer Networks 3
136 MIS 614 Management Information System 3
137 MKT 440 Principles of Marketing 3
138 MKT 601 Marketing Management 3
139 MKT 602 Marketing Research 3
140 MKT 603 International Marketing 3
141 MKT 604 Consumer Behavior 3
142 MKT 605 Marketing Communication 3
143 MKT 606 Strategic Marketing 3
144 MKT 607 Service Marketing 3
145 ORE 101 Freshmen Orientation 0.5
146 ORE 102 Continuous Orientation 2
147 ORE 103 Professional Orientation 1.5
148 URP 201 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning 3
149 URP 202 Urban Planning-1 3
150 URP 203 Regional Planning 3
151 URP 204 Landscape Planning & Design 3
152 URP 205 Urban Planning-11 3
153 URP 206 Urban Design 3
154 URP 207 Land Use Planning and Management 3