SYLLABUS AND SCHEME

The department adheres to the syllabus prescribed by the University of Madras on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

                              Revised Syllabus For the academic year 2016-2017

  Year/ Semester

Category

Title of the Paper

Credits

I yr/ I semester

Foundation Course

Language Paper-I

3

 

Foundation Course

English - I

3

 

Core Subjects

British Literature - I

4

Major - I

 

Major - II

Indian Writing

4

 

Allied - I

Background to the study of English Literature - I

5

 

Non-Major Elective

English for Competitive Examinations - I

2

 

Soft-Skills

Essentials of Language & Communication-I

2

I yr/II semester

Foundation Course

Language Paper-II

3

 

Foundation Course

English - II

3

 

Major - III

British Literature - II

4

 

Major - IV

Regional Indian Literature in Translation

4

 

Allied - II

Background to the study of English Literature - II

5

Non-Major Elective English for Competitive Examinations- II         2
     Soft-skills Essentials of Language and communication Skills- II
 III semester

 



2

  Year/ Semester

Category

Title of the Paper

Credits

II yr/III semester

Foundation Course

Language Paper-III

3

 

Foundation Course

English-Paper III

3

 

Core Subjects

 

 

 

Major - V

Twentieth century ( Prose & Drama)

4

 

Major - VI

Modern English Grammar & Usage

4

 

Allied paper III

History of English Literature (1500 - 1798)

5

 

 Soft-Skills

Personality Enrichment

3

Soft-Skills

Environmental Studies

 

(Exam will be held in IV Semester)

II yr/IV semester

Foundation Course

Language Paper-IV

3

 

Foundation Course

English- paper - IV

3

 

 Core Subjects

 

 

 

Major - VII

Twentieth Century  (Poetry& Fiction)

4

 

Major - VIII

History of English Language

4

 

Allied - IV

History of English Literature-1798 to Present Day

5

III yr/ V semester

Part III

Paper IX Shakespeare - I

4

 

III yr/ VI semester

Core Courses

Paper X Indian Writing in English

4

 

Paper XI

 

 

American Literature I (Prose & Drama)

4

 

Paper XII

 

 

An Introduction to General Linguistics & Communication

4

Project/Elective

Paper I Post-Colonial Literatures in English

5

Part IV

Paper XIII Shakespeare - II

4

Core Courses

Paper XIV

 

 

American Literature - II (Poetry&Fiction)

4

 

Paper XV An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

4

Project/Elective

Paper - II Indian Literatures in Translation

5

Paper – III Journalism

5

Extension Activities