The English language is one of the most popular tools of communication around the world. Considering this factor, the BS English program has been designed. This program will enable students to master the English language with clarity, precision, and confidence in both spoken and written English which will enable them to pursue multiple careers ranging from education and business to digital copywriting, translation, and others.
The primary objective of this degree is to develop well-versed professionals in the field of linguistics and literature who can investigate language-related issues and understand the importance of social and cultural values that shape the contemporary world.

Admission Requirements

  • Students having secured 45% at the intermediate level are eligible to apply.
  • CUST Admission test/ NTS test/HEC test.

Degree Requirements

The candidate is required to complete 132 Cr. Hrs. as per following details:

Area Cr. Hrs.
General Education 39
Distribution Requirements 18
Discipline Specific Requirements:
i Foundation Courses
ii Major Courses
iii Elective Courses
24
39
12
Practical Learning Lab 00
Internship 00
Community Services 00
Total 132

General Education (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
English-I (Reading and Writing Skills) HMEN1013 3
Introduction to Psychology HMEN1113 3
Introduction to Environmental Studies HMEN1123 3
Introduction to Computing CSEN1003 3
Introduction to Literature ENGB1103 3
Islamic Studies/Ethics HMEN1033 3
English-II (Communication and Presentation Skills) HMEN1023 3
Introduction to Sociology HMEN2123 3
Statistics and Probability MTHE1063 3
Analytical Reasoning HMEN1073 3
Language HMEN1083 3
Pakistan Studies HMEN1093 3
English-Ⅲ (Academic Reading and Writing) HMEN2033 3

Distribution Requirements (18 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to Social Work HMEN2163 3
Principles of Management MGTE2003 3
Mass Communication MCEN2103 3
Personal Management & Grooming HMEN3183 3
International Relations HMEN3193 3
English Language Teaching ENGB3213 3

Discipline Specific Requirements

1. Foundation Courses (24 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to Linguistics ENGB2103 3
Introduction to Semantics ENGB2113 3
English Phonetics & Phonology ENGB2123 3
Introduction to Morphology ENGB2133 3
Literary forms & Movements ENGB2203 3
History of English Literature ENGB2213 3
Introduction to Stylistics ENGB2143 3
Introduction to Syntax ENGB2153 3

2. Major Courses (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Classical & Renaissance Drama ENGB3203 3
Sociolinguistics ENGB3103 3
Evolution of Novel ENGB3213 3
Classical Poetry ENGB3223 3
Applied Linguistics ENGB3113 3
Modern Drama ENGB3233 3
Corpus Linguistics ENGB3123 3
Pakistani Literature in English ENGB4203 3
Research Methods in English RCHE4403 3
Psycholinguistics ENGB4103 3
Short Fictional Narrative ENGB4213 3
Critical Discourse Analysis ENGB4223 3
American Literature ENGB4233 3

3. Electives (12 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Popular Fiction ENGB4243 3
Postcolonial Literature ENGB4253 3
Research Article RCHE4413 3
Introduction to Women’s Writing ENGB4263 3
Continental Literature ENGB4273 3
Creative Nonfiction ENGB4283 3
Translation Studies ENGB4423 3
Forensic Linguistics ENGB4113 3
Pedagogical Grammar ENGB4123 3
English for Specific Purpose ENGB4433 3
Language & Education ENGB4133 3
Language Testing & Assessment ENGB4143 3

Internship and Practical Learning Lab

Each student is required to complete internship and practical learning labs after 4th semester for the award of degree.

Community Service

Each student is required to complete 65 hours community work, usually after 4th semester which would be a prerequisite for the award of degree.
Duration: This is a four-year degree program comprising of 8 semesters. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The maximum duration to complete the BS English is 7 years.

CGPA Requirement

A student is required to earn a minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA on the completion of degree requirements.

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMEN 1013 English-I (Reading and Writing Skills) 3 0 3
HMEN 1113 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
HMEN 1123 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 0 3
CSEN 1003 Introduction to Computing 3 0 3
ENGB 1103 Introduction to Literature 3 0 3
HMEN 1033 Islamic Studies/Ethics 0 3 1

Semester-2

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMEN 1023 English-II (Communication and Presentation Skills) 3 0 3
HMEN 2123 Introduction to Sociology 2 0 2
MTHE 1063 Statistics and Probability 3 0 3
HMEN 1073 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
HMEN 1083 Language 3 0 3
HMEN 1093 Pakistan Studies 2 0 2

Semester-3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMEN 2033 English-Ⅲ (Academic Reading and Writing) 3 0 3
ENGB 2103 Introduction to Linguistics 3 0 3
ENGB 2113 Introduction to Semantics 3 0 3
ENGB 2123 English Phonetics & Phonology 3 0 3
ENGB 2133 Introduction to Morphology 0 3 1
HMEN 2163 Introduction to Social Work 3 0 3

Semester-4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
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2003 Principles of Management 3 0 3
ENGB 2203 Literary forms & Movements 3 0 3
ENGB 2213 History of English Literature 3 0 3
ENGB 2143 Introduction to Stylistics 3 0 3
ENGB 2153 Introduction to Syntax 3 0 3
MCEN 2013 Mass Communication 3 0 3

Semester-5

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMEN 3183 Personal Management & Grooming 3 0 3
HMEN 3193 International Relations 3 0 3
ENGB 3313 English Language Teaching 3 0 3
ENGB 3203 Classical & Renaissance Drama 3 0 3
ENGB 3103 Sociolinguistics 3 0 3
PLLE 3010 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅰ 0 3 0

Semester-6

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 3213 Evolution of Novel 3 0 3
ENGB 3223 Classical Poetry 3 0 3
ENGB 3113 Applied Linguistics 3 0 3
ENGB 3233 Modern Drama 3 0 3
ENGB 3123 Corpus Linguistics 3 0 3
PLLE 3020 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅱ 0 3 0

Semester-7

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 4203 Pakistani Literature in English 3 0 3
RCHE 4403 Research Methods in English 3 0 3
ENGB 4103 Psycholinguistics 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective-1 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective-II 3 0 3
PLLE 4030 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅲ 0 3 0

Semester-8

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 4213 Short Fictional Narrative 3 0 3
ENGB 4223 Critical Discourse Analysis 3 0 3
ENGB 4233 American Literature 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective-III 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective-IV 3 0 3
PLLE 4040 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅳ 0 3 0