• The ICFAI University, Meghalaya

The B.A. (English) Program

The B.A. (English) Program

The Bachelor in Arts in English program is designed to prepare the students to understand and appreciate the English language and literature thoroughly and at the same time effectively use the language to enhance their Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing skills. The program seeks to offer the students a plethora of diverse topics covering almost each and every aspect of English language and literature. This will give a unique opportunity to the students to have a theoretical, philosophical and analytical view of English language and literature.

Duration : Three years

Eligibility:
Pass in Class XII or equivalent (any discipline).

Students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure
The B.A. (English) Program is organized into 6 semesters in 3 years. There are 36 courses including Soft Skills. Students are additionally required to undertake 2 dissertations.

B.A. (English) Program Structure
Year I Semester I Semester - II
  • History of English Literature – I
  • History of English Language
  • Introduction to Literary Terms
  • Introduction to Phonetics
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Language
  • History of English Literature – II
  • Research Methodology in Literature
  • Second Language Acquisition – I
  • Introduction to Rhetoric and Prosody
  • Poetry – I: Middle English Period to Chaucer
  • Drama – I: Middle English Period to Chaucer
Summer Internship I
Year II Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Second Language Acquisition – II
  • Poetry – II: Elizabethan to Puritan Age
  • Prose: Elizabethan to Puritan Age
  • Drama – II: Elizabethan to Puritan Age
  • Soft Skills
  • Research Methodology in Language
  • Language and Communication
  • Poetry – III: Restoration to Transition Period
  • Drama – III: Restoration to Transition Period
  • Prose and Fiction – I: Restoration to Transition Period
Summer Internship II
Year III Semester - V Semester - VI
  • Teaching English Literature
  • Teaching English Language
  • Literary Theory and Criticism – I
  • Poetry – IV: Romantic to Victorian Period
  • Drama – IV: Romantic to Victorian Period
  • Prose and Fiction – II: Romantic to Victorian Period
  • Women’s Writing: World, India and its North East
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Literary Theory and Criticism – II
  • Poetry – V: Modern to Post Modern Period
  • Drama – V: Modern to Post Modern Period
  • Prose and Fiction – III: Modern to Post Modern Period

The program structure is subject to periodic review.