OVERVIEW

The Department of English offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a wide range of genres, authors and historical periods in English literature and language, as well as Irish, and American literatures, and literary theory. The WUB English Department offers 4 years bachelor and 1 year master degree in the areas of literature. In future, the university is planning to offer English degrees on ‘linguistics’ which is under process

While, the English education teaches the learners about how texts work, and how to think and write efficiently. The students are expected to get the language application, form and content development. The learners in this department will fosters the skills in reading, clarification, communication and analysis of students to create captivating. The study of English Literature teaches students to understand the novels, drama, writing, visual texts and non-fiction in their cultural contexts, from the medieval to the present day.

The study of literature also involves an understanding culture and an appreciation of intellectual and aesthetic aspects of existence. Studying literature can help students to cultivate excellent skills in reading, analysis, interpretation and communication. The subject English Literature originated as a study of the literatures of Great Britain and Ireland, but it now also incorporates literature in English from around the world.

"The study of English opens up extraordinary and inspiring worlds of literary art and ideas. It equips students with valuable and transferrable skills in close-reading, critical and imaginative analysis, communication and argumentation."

The Department of English offers units of study at the undergraduate level in the areas of English and Western Literature.

Course Structure

The BA in English 4 years (Honors) degree consist total 42 courses, 129 credit hours and one dissertation or thesis.

Course Code Credit Hours ourse Name
ENG 405 3 History of English Literature -1
BAN 104 3 Introduction to Bangla Literature
ENG 201 3 HPublic Speaking
ENG 407 3 Introduction to Literary Genres and Terms
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ENG 202 3 Grammar, Reading, Comprehension and Speaking
ENG 203 3 Advanced Reading and Writing Strategies
MKT 317 3 Principles of Marketing
CIS 101 3 Computer Fundamentals
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ENG 406 3 History of English Literature 2
HIS 102 3 History of Western Thoughts
CIS 314 3 Introduction to Internet
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ENG 421 3 Introduction to Linguistics
IR 107 3 Principles of International Relations
ENG 408 3 Romantic Literature 1
ENG 420 3 Classics in Translation 1
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ENG 409 3 Romantic Literature 2
ENG 403 3 19th Century Literature
HIS 106 3 Central History and Western History
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ENG 402 3 Romantic Literature 3
ENG 415 3 19th Century Literature 1
ENG 204 3 English for Professional Purposes / Business English
ENG 410 3 Computer Fundamentals
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LIN 515 3 Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Speaking
ENG 416 3 Introduction to E-commerce
ENG 206 3 English for Professional Purpose/Business English
ENG 401 3 Elizabeth and Restoration Drama
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ENG 413 3 18th Century English Literature 1
ENG 411 3 Elizabeth and Seventeenth Century Poetry
LIN 514 3 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
ENG 205 3 Newspaper Editing
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ENG 414 3 18th Century English Literature 2
ENG 412 3 Seventeenth Century Prose and Drama
LIN 516 3 Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
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LIN 513 3 Structure of English
ENG 417 3 20th Century English Literature 1
ENG 419 3 Literary Theory 1
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ENG 418 3 American Literature 1
ENG 404 3 20th Century Poetry
EDU 506 3 English Language Teaching (ELT)
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TEA 510 3 Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
EDU 3 19th Century Literature-2