English

English

Academic Focus:

The Department of English, of the University of Science and Technology was set up in 2013. The Department is interested in introducing innovative ideas within the traditional area of English Literary Studies, and promoting research activities that reflect the diversity of the place in which the University is located. The goal of the Department is to produce students who are responsible citizens and can make significant contributions to society. The Department has a dedicated team of teachers who are interested in the overall development of the students. It is committed to encouraging students to rigorously pursue academic excellence. It teaches a student the value of hard work, dedication and the importance of adhering to schedules. It also, attempts to nurture the students’ innate talents in an atmosphere where learning can also be filled with joy. The Department is also a place which provides a student lessons on life. This is possible because of the close rapport between students and faculty. The BA Course with Major in English has been designed to provide students a methodical foundation in literature written in English from the Anglo Saxon Period to the present. The course is not restricted to literature produced in the British Isles; it will introduce students to literature written in English from the United States of America and India. The course seeks to initiate students to contemporary literary theory and show the students how literature is connected to culture and society. This should help the students realize the importance of interdisciplinary studies. The BA (Major) course also offers four optional areas; these options allow students to exercise their individual preference, however, the Department, reserves the right to offer optional papers depending on the number of students opting for a particular course and the availability of faculty.

Career Scope:

Studying English Literature, one can choose from a number of jobs, such as teaching, publishing, writing, advertising, research or translation. Becoming a scriptwriter or author is another possibility. Publishing houses also commission to author books. • Teaching • Journalism • Technical writing • Publishing • Copywriting for ad agencies/PR firms.

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