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Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) has arranged for excellent facilities for
studying English Language and Literature by opening the 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 in a English Literature and Language. This is a full time day program,
consisting of 12 regular semesters. Students will be required to do 40 courses, including 5 elective
courses, consisting of 120 credits, a thesis of 4 credits and viva voce examinations of 3 credits
making a total of 127 credits during their four year studies.

 

Structure of the courses

Course type No. of courses or units No. of credit hours
A) Foundation & Support courses 08 24
B) Courses in the core area 27 81
C) Elective courses for concentration 05 15
D) Thesis - 04
Total   129

 

Foundation and Support Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit
ENG 101 English Language I 3
ENG 102 English Language II 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Social Sciences 3
HUM 101 World History & Civilization 3
HUM 102 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HUM 103 European History 3
HUM 104 International Relations 3

 

Courses in Core Area

Course Code Course Title Credit
ENG 103 Introduction to Poetry 3
ENG 104 Introduction to Prose 3
ENG 201 Introduction to Drama 3
ENG 202 Basic English Grammar 3
ENG 203 The Romantic Poets 3
ENG 204 History of English Literature 3
ENG 205 Introduction to Linguistics 3
ENG 205 Introduction to Linguistics 3
ENG 206 Modern Drama 3
ENG 207 American Literature I 3
ENG 208 18th Century English Literature 3
ENG 209 Victorian Literature 3
ENG 210 Elizabethan to Restoration Literature 3
ENG 301 English Non-fiction Prose 3
ENG 302 American Literature II 3
ENG 303 English Syntax 3
ENG 304 Introduction to English Language Teaching (ELT) 3
ENG 305 Critical Appreciation, Rhetoric & Prosody 3
ENG 306 Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology 3
ENG 307 Literary Criticism (Ancient & Modern) 3
ENG 308 Studies in Shakespeare 3
ENG 309 Literary Theories I 3
ENG 310 Classics in Translation 3
ENG 401 Modern Fiction 3
ENG 402 Modern Poetry 3
ENG 403 Postcolonial Literature l 3
ENG 404 English for Specific Purposes (ESP) 3
ENG 450 Research Methodology 3
ENG 499 Project work: Thesis 4

 

Elective Courses for Concentration

Students have to select 5 (five) courses of the following elective courses:

Course Code Course Title Credit
ENG 430 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3
ENG 431 Introduction to Psycholinguistics 3
ENG 433 Introduction to Semantics 3
HUM 439 History of Western Ideas 3
ENG 436 Bangla Literature 3
ENG 435 Literary Theories II 3
ENG 432 Language Learning and Acquisition 3
ENG 437 Post-Colonial Literature II 3
ENG 438 Old and Middle English Literature 3
ENG 434 Translation 3

Organizing Conference/Seminar/Workshop

BUBT

Bangladesh University of Business and Technology

Rupnagar R/A, Mirpur-2, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Phone: 01967169189, 01845734337, 01680050630
Email: info@bubt.edu.bd