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Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) has provided excellent facilities for studying English Language and Literature in Department of English.

English is a language of communication all over the world and English literature has a very high position in world literature. The importance of English in Bangladesh is increasing day by day. Parents and guardians of students look for an English Department in a University with well-qualified and experienced teachers and a highly disciplined academic atmosphere. To cater to this need, BUBT offers B.A. (Hons.) program with courses in English Literature, Language, and Linguistics. This is a full time day program, consisting of 8 regular semesters. Students will be required to do 43 courses, including elective courses consisting of 123 credits, a thesis of 4 credits and viva voce examinations of 3 credits making a total of 130 credits during their four year studies.

 

Admission requirements for B.A (Hons) in English Program:

  • GPA of at least 2.50 or 2nd Division in both the SSC and the HSC or equivalent examinations; or
  • GPA of at least 2.00 either in the SSC or the HSC examination, but the total GPA in both the examinations combined must be at least 6.00; or
  • 'O ' Level with at least 5 subjects and 'A' Level with at least 2 subjects. In these two examinations out of 7 (seven) subjects, a student must have passed 4 (four) subjects with at least B grade or GPA of 4.00 and in 3 (three) subjects with at least C grade or GPA of 3.5.
  • North American High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate, or its equivalent.
  • In case of sons/daughters of Freedom Fighters, a total GPA of at least 5.00 in both the SSC and the HSC Examinations. But the official proof of the Father /Mother as a Freedom Fighter must be submitted.

 

Admission Procedure for B.A (Hons) in English Program:

Admission form and prospectus are available in the admission office/ reception desk. After verification of the necessary documents, the applicants are allowed to deposit the admission fees and sign on the application form to complete the admission process.

The following documents are needed at the time of admission:

  • Two passport size color photographs (studio lab print with white background for ID card purpose).
  • Photocopies (one copy each) :
    • Certificates and mark sheets of SSC/O-Level, HSC/A-Level, or other equivalent examination.
    • SSC/O-Level registration card.
    • Birth certificate/ national ID card of the candidate (one copy each).
  • Original certificates, mark sheets/transcripts, SSC/O-Level registration card and birth certificate /national ID card must be produced for verification by the officer of BUBT in charge of admission.

 

Structure of the courses

Course type

No. of courses or units

No. of credit hours

1. Foundation courses

08

24

2. Courses in the core area

27

81

3. Elective courses for concentration

06

18

4. Thesis

OR Comprehensive Examination

-

04

5. Viva Voce Examination

-

03

Total

41

130

 

Foundation Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

1. ENG 111

Basic Language Skills

3

2. ENG 112

Fundamentals of English Grammar

3

3. ENG 114

History of the Emergence of Bangladesh

3

4. ENG 115

Introduction to Poetry and Prose

3

5. ENG 121

Academic Reading and Writing

3

6. ENG  125

Remedial Grammar

3

7. ENG 113

Basic Computer Skills

3

8. ENG 215

Introduction to Drama

3

 

Courses in Core Area

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

1.      ENG 122

Introduction to Linguistics

3

2.      ENG 211

Introduction to Semantics and  Pragmatics

3

3.      ENG 213

English for Professional Purposes

3

4.      ENG 222

Literary Criticism

3

5.      ENG 223

Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

3

6.      ENG  224

17th Century English Literature

3

7.      ENG  225

Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama

3

8.      ENG 311

Introduction to English Language Teaching (ELT)

3

9.      ENG 312

18th Century English Literature

3

10.  ENG 313

History of English Literature

3

11.  ENG 314

Romantic Poetry

3

12.  ENG 315

American Literature I

3

13.  ENG 321

American Literature II

3

14.  ENG 322

Morphology and Syntax

3

15.  ENG 323

Postcolonial Literature

3

16.  ENG 324

Introduction to Literary Theory

3

17.  ENG 325

Victorian Literature

3

18.  ENG 411

Modern Poetry

3

19.  ENG 412

Western Classics in Translation

3

20.  ENG 413

Modern Fiction

3

21.  ENG 414

Writing Essays on Literature

3

22.  ENG  415

Introduction to Sociolinguistics

3

23.  ENG  416

Introduction to Research Methodology

3

24.  ENG 421

Modern Drama

3

25.  ENG 422

Teaching Language through Literature

3

26.  ENG 423

Introduction to Discourse Analysis

3

27.  ENG 425

Undergrad Research/Project

4

          OR
     ENG 426

 

Comprehensive Examination

 

4

 

Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

1.      ENG 212

Public Speaking

3

2.      ENG 123

European History

3

3.      ENG 124

Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology

3

4.      ENG 214

Basic Philosophical Concepts

3

5.      ENG 221

Introduction to Bangla Literature

3

6.      ENG 326

Fundamentals of Education

3

 

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