Department of English Studies


About

The Department of English Studies at SUB began its journey as a full-fledged department in 2003. The objective of the department is mainly to develop students’ English language proficiency, and intellectual and inter-personal qualities and characteristics. The programs offered by the Department are multi-syllabus-based combining language and literature courses in order to make career options wide and free ranging from teaching to media, government to multi-national jobs. Keeping this in mind the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts in English curricula that are not only interesting but also provide a vibrant, stimulating and supportive study environment.

Academic Programs

BA in English
MA  in English Literature
MA  in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching (ELT)


Program


Admission Process

The university academic programs follow a trimester system consisting of Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. The students are required to fulfill the university admission requirements in consistence with UGC guidelines. The admission forms and relevant information can be collected from the Admission Office. Completed applications together with required documents should be submitted to the Admission Office as per deadlines.

For convenience of the students seeking admission into Bachelor or Masters programs, the admission office is also open on Fridays and Saturdays besides the normal university working days and hours.

Admission Eligibility:

BA (Hons) in English

  • For students under national curriculum:

Minimum GPA 2.50 in both SSC and HSC (separately). If anyone gets less than 2.50, then s/he needs 6.00 points in total for admission.

  • For students from GCSE Background:

One must complete at least 5 subjects in 0-Level and at least 2 subjects in A-Level. Out of these 7 subjects s/he must obtain B Grade or GPA 4.00 in four subjects and C Grade or GPA 3.50 in 3 subjects.

MA in English Literature

  • B.A. (Hons.) in English (3 or 4 years), or graduate in any discipline with one-year M.A. (Preliminary) in English.

MA in Applied Linguistics & ELT

  • B.A. (Hons.) in English (3 or 4 years), or graduate in any discipline with one-year M.A. (Preliminary) in English.

Degree Requirements

BA in English Credit Hours to be completed :120
Required CGPA to Pass : 2.5
MA  in English Literature Credit Hours to be completed :36
Required CGPA to Pass : 2.5
MA  in Applied Linguistics & ELT Credit Hours to be completed :36
Required CGPA to Pass : 2.5

Admission Eligibility


Faculty Members

 
Prof. Shaheen Mahbuba Kabir

MA(DU) Post.Graduate Diploma in TEFL (UK)

Head

 
Paren Chandra Barman

MA (DU)

Assistant Professor

 
S. M. Minhazul Anwar Mridul

MA (DU)

Assistant Professor

 
Afroza Aziz Suchana

MA (DU)

Assistant Professor

 
Nazia Hussain

MA (DU)

Asst. Professor

 
Taslima Akter

MA (DU)

Senior Lecturer

 
Shamima Sultana

MA (CU)

Senior Lecturer

 
Mehnaaz Pervin

MA (JU)

Lecturer

Adjunct Faculty Members


Notice

POETRY RECITATION CONTEST organized by English Language Club (ELC)

23 October, 2017 12.30 pm -2.30pm at Scholars Inn

English Department Day – 2016

Department of English Studies organized a day-long grand event of English Department Day – 2016 on

English Language Club (Film Show)

Film Show “Roman Holiday” Date: 31/01/2017 Time: 3.00 PM Place: Room No. 404

Class Commencement

Classes of the new batch of BA in English will start on 22 January, 2017. Classes

Freshers’ Orientation

Orientation Program for the new students of BA in English will be held on Saturday, 28

ELC (English Language Club)

Film Show followed by discussion & tea. Date: 31 Jan, 2017 Time: 3 pm


Research & Publications


Syllabus

Courses Required for BA (Hons) in English

 
  • Duration of the Program: Four years (Twelve semesters, three semesters in each year)
 
  • Required Credits: 120 (40 compulsory courses of 3 credits each)
  Semester Plan:  
Year 1 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11111 Basic English Language Skills 3
ENG 11112 Developing Speaking Skills 3
ENG 11113 Introduction to Poetry 3
ENG 11114 Literary Language and Critical Appreciation 3
SUB 599 Ethics and Aesthetics (Non-Credit) 0
 
Year 1 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11121 Advanced Reading and Writing 3
ENG 11122 Introduction to Prose 3
ENG 11123 History of Europe 3
ENG 11124 Computer Fundamentals (Non-Credit) 0
 
Year 1 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11131 Introduction to Drama 3
ENG 11132 Introduction to Novel 3
ENG 11133 History of England 3
   
Year 2 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11211 Romantic Poetry - I 3
ENG 11212 Communicative Grammar 3
ENG 11213 History of English Language and Literature 3
ENG 11214 Eastern and Western Thoughts 3
 
Year 2 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11221 Romantic Poetry - II 3
ENG 11222 Introduction to Linguistics 3
ENG 11223 Introduction to Bangla Literature 3
     
Year 2 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11231 16th and 17th Century Prose and Poetry 3
ENG 11232 16th and 17th Century Drama 3
ENG 11233 Introduction to Phonetics 3
   
Year 3 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11311 18th Century Prose and Poetry 3
ENG 11312 Metaphysical Poetry 3
ENG 11313 Morphology and Syntax 3
ENG 11314 English for Academic and Professional Purposes 3
 
Year 3 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11321 18th Century Fiction 3
ENG 11322 19th Century Novel 3
ENG 11323 Foundations of Sociolinguistics 3
 
Year 3 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11331 19th Century Poetry 3
ENG 11332 Classics, Old and Middle English Literature 3
ENG 11333 Introduction to Psycholinguistics 3
   
Year 4 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11411 Introduction to American Literature 3
ENG 11412 Introduction to Modern Drama 3
ENG 11413 Second Language Acquisition Theories 3
ENG 11414 Introduction to ELT 3
 
Year 4 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11421 Introduction to Modern Novel 3
ENG 11422 Teaching Language Skills 3
ENG 11423 Teaching Language through Literature 3
 
Year 4 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 11431 Introduction to Modern Poetry 3
ENG 11432 Literary Criticism 3
ENG 11433 Language Testing and Evaluation 3
 

Course Required for MA in English Literature

 

Semester Plan

Year 1 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 13511 Shakespeare 3
ENG 13512 20th Century Poetry 3
ENG 13513 20th Century Fiction 3
ENG 13514 American Literature - I 3
   
Year 1 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 13521 20th Century Drama 3
ENG 13522 American Literature - II 3
ENG 13523 Continental Fiction 3
ENG 13524 Translation Studies 3
   
Year 1 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 13531 Post-Colonial Literature 3
ENG 13532 Contemporary  Literary  Theory 3
ENG 13533 Culture and Media Studies 3
ENG 13534 Research Methodology and Dissertation 3

Duration of the Program: One year (three semesters)

Courses Required for MA in Applied Linguistics & ELT

 

Semester Plan

Year 1 Semester 1  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 14511 Morphology, Syntax and Semantics 3
ENG 14512 English Phonetics and Phonology 3
ENG 14513 Language Learning and Acquisition Theories 3
ENG 14514 Sociolinguistics 3
   
Year 1 Semester 2  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 14521 Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics 3
ENG 14522 Language Policy and Planning 3
ENG 14523 Syllabus Design and Materials Development 3
ENG 14524 English as an International Language 3
   
Year 1 Semester 3  
Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG 14531 Principles and Methods of ELT 3
ENG 14532 Language Testing and Evaluation 3
ENG 14533 Teaching Practicum 3
ENG 14534 Research Methodology and Dissertation 3

Duration of the Program: One year (three semesters)


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