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.

Program Eductional Objectives (PEOs)

  PEO-1 Illustrate professional excellence by exhibiting their knowledge about key concepts, movements, and modern trends in linguistics and literature.
PEO-2 Communicate effectively expressing their competence in English language and contemporary communication skills.
PEO-3 Demonstrate commitment to ethical values and contribute positively towards the society.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO-1 Knowledge:

An ability to comprehend, integrate and apply fundamental notions of English language, linguistics and literature.

PLO-2 Literary Studies:

An ability to comprehend literary genre, works, and movements to appreciate literature.

PLO-3 Critical Discourse:

An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual study in language and literature for a better understanding of social concerns and norms.

PLO-4 Language Teaching:

An ability to practice English language instructions keeping in view foreign language teaching standards.

PLO-5 Translation Studies:

An ability to comprehend and translate the text keeping in view social, cultural and historical context.

PLO-6 Research:

An ability to develop analytical skills to help in carrying out research in linguistics and literature.

PLO-7 Communication:

An ability to communicate effectively, verbally and nonverbally, in interpersonal and professional settings.

PLO-8 Use of Educational Technology:

An ability to select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern tools in learning and teaching.

PLO-9 Management Skills:

An ability to demonstrate management skills at personal and institutional level in academic/professional settings.

PLO-10 Team Work:

An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.

PLO-11 Ethics:

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of research and/or teaching practice.

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
Foundation Courses 24
Major Courses 39
Elective Courses 12
Practical Learning Lab 00
Internship 00
Community Services 00
Total 132

General Education (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Islamic Studies ENGG1013 3
English-I ENGG1113 3
Introduction to Psychology ENGG1213 3
Introduction to Environmental Studies ENGG1313 3
Computing and Analytics ENGG1413 3
Language-I ENGG15x3 3
Pakistan Studies ENGG1023 3
English-II ENGG1123 3
Introduction to Sociology ENGG1223 3
Statistics and Probability ENGG1323 3
Analytical Reasoning ENGG1423 3
Language-II ENGG15x3 3
English-III ENGG2133 3

Distribution Requirements (18 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to Social Work HMEN2433 3
Principles of Management MGTE2513 3
Mass Communication MCEN2443 3
Personal Management & Grooming HMEN3453 3
International Relations HMEN3463 3
English Language Teaching HMEN4473 3

Foundation Courses (24 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to Linguistics ENGB2113 3
Introduction to Semantics ENGB2143 3
English Phonetics & Phonology ENGB2123 3
Introduction to Morphology ENGB2133 3
Literary Forms & Movements ENGB2223 3
Introduction to English Literature ENGB2213 3
Introduction to Stylistics ENGB2153 3
Introduction to Syntax ENGB2163 3

Major Courses (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Classical & Renaissance Drama ENGB3243 3
Sociolinguistics & Psycholinguistics ENGB3173 3
Novel 18th & 19th Century ENGB3253 3
Romantic & Victorian Poetry ENGB3233 3
Applied Linguistics ENGB3193 3
Translation Studies ENGB3263 3
Corpus Linguistics ENGB3103 3
Pakistani Literature in English ENGB4273 3
Research Methods in English RCHE4913 3
Foundation of Literary Theory & Criticism ENGB3183 3
Postcolonial Literature ENGB4283 3
Critical Discourse Analysis ENGB4293 3
Literary Prose ENGB4203 3

3. Electives (12 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Postmodern Fiction ENGB4713 3
Short Fictional Narrative ENGB4723 3
Research Article RCHE4923 3
Introduction to Women’s Writing ENGB4733 3
Continental Literature ENGB4743 3
Creative Nonfiction ENGB4753 3
Forensic Linguistics ENGB4813 3
Pedagogical Grammar ENGB4823 3
English for Specific Purpose ENGB4853 3
Language & Education ENGB4833 3
Language Testing & Assessment ENGB4843 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.
ENGG 1113 English-I 3 0 3
ENGG 1213 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
ENGG 1313 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 0 3
ENGG 1413 Computing and Analytics 3 0 3
ENGG 15×3 Language-I 3 0 3
ENGG 1013 Islamic Studies/Ethics 3 0 3

Semester-2

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGG 1123 English-II 3 0 3
ENGG 1223 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
ENGG 1323 Statistics and Probability 3 0 3
ENGG 1423 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
ENGG 15×3 Language-II 3 0 3
ENGG 1023 Pakistan Studies 3 0 3

Semester-3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGG 2133 English-III 3 0 3
ENGB 2113 Introduction to Linguistics 3 0 3
ENGB 2213 Introduction to English Literature 3 0 3
ENGB 2123 English Phonetics & Phonology 3 0 3
ENGB 2133 Introduction to Morphology 3 0 3
HMEN 2433 Introduction to Social Work 3 0 3

Semester-4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
MGTE 2513 Principles of Management 3 0 3
ENGB 2223 Literary Forms & Movements 3 0 3
ENGB 2143 Introduction to Semantics 3 0 3
ENGB 2153 Introduction to Stylistics 3 0 3
ENGB 2163 Introduction to Syntax 3 0 3
MCEN 2443 Mass Communication 3 0 3

Semester-5

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMEN 3453 Personal Management & Grooming 3 0 3
HMEN 3463 International Relations 3 0 3
ENGB 3233 Literary Prose 3 0 3
ENGB 3243 Classical & Renaissance Drama 3 0 3
ENGB 3173 Sociolinguistics & Psycholinguistics 3 0 3
PLXX 4010 Practical Learning Lab-I 3 0 3

Semester-6

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 3253 Novel 18th & 19th Century 3 0 3
ENGB 3183 Found. of Literary Theory & Criticism 3 0 3
ENGB 3193 Applied Linguistics 3 0 3
ENGB 3263 Romantic & Victorian Poetry 3 0 3
ENGB 3103 Corpus Linguistics 3 0 3
PLXX 4020 Practical Learning Lab-II 3 0 3

Semester-7

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 4273 Pakistani Literature in English 3 0 3
RCHE 4913 Research Methods in English 3 0 3
HMEN 4473 English Language Teaching 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective I 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective II 3 0 3
PLXX 4030 Practical Learning Lab III 3 0 3

Semester-8

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
ENGB 4283 Postcolonial Literature 3 0 3
ENGB 4293 Critical Discourse Analysis 3 0 3
ENGB 4203 Translation Studies 3 0 3
ENGB I 4xx3 Elective-II 3 0 3
ENGB 4xx3 Elective IV 3 0 3
PLXX 4040 Practical Learning Lab IV 3 0 3