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Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) English

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) English

B.A. English Hons. is created in a fashion that helps the students improve their abilities to use English in an impactful manner, understanding the basics of the language, and presenting them with ongoing issues and ideas.

Throughout this three-year graduation programme, from Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University (DBUU) one of the best universities for B.A. English Honours in Dehradun the students are exposed to numerous theoretical as well as practical sessions that help with the enhancement of their linguistic abilities and understanding. Along with these sessions, the students are also taught about the varying cultural, social, and economic backgrounds of several periods of history. This provides them with better perception and apprehension of life. B.A. English Hons. in Dehradun is one of the many specializations of Bachelors of Arts and it encapsulates prose, poetry, literary, written, and oral communications.

bachelor of arts english honours is created to enhance the linguistic abilities of the students beginning from a firm foundation. It will help students improve their communication skills as well as guide them towards a writing style and ability of their own. This course is designed so as to encourage creativity, imagination, and originality in the students. B.A. English Hons. in Dehradun also equips the students with interdisciplinary theories and knowledge within the sphere of humanities.

Salient Features

  • 18+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

3 Years

The candidate must have passed 10+2 from any stream from a recognized board or its equivalent with minimum 40% marks.

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 25000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) Caution Money (Refundable after completion of programme) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 6,500 ₹ 1,500 ₹ 2,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-
Annual Charges (Per Year) 3,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 To help the students improve their verbal, written, and communication abilities with respect to a different state of affairs and help them identify and develop a specific writing style with regards to a variety of content and contexts.
PEO-2 To study and analyze the existing theories, principles, and terminology from the humanities to enable a prominent career in the arts and social sciences.
PEO-3 To exhibit meticulous and detailed writing capabilities that utilise practical and theoretical knowledge simultaneously in a successful manner.
PEO-4 To build a basic and strong foundation as well as an understanding of the English language in the students to make them aware of the language in a rhetorical and corresponding manner.
PEO-5 To keep up with the evolution in humanities and decipher the changes in them, in order for the students to inculcate a moral outlook regarding the misapprehension of the ever-evolving world.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Spreading information about the key concepts and theories relating to social policies, community, humanities, and institutional issues through multi-disciplinary and multi-professional research.
PSO-2 Facilitating the students with skills pertaining to multiple disciplines including communication, analytical & critical thinking, leadership, comprehension of basic human connections, and problem-solving.
PSO-3 Exhibiting intricate knowledge in the English language along with other disciplines of humanities and combining standpoints with knowledge across the perimeters of disciplines.
PSO-4 Demonstrating expertise in writing through effective and enhanced learning of the English language and coming up with a specific writing style in regards to the content, context, and the key disciplines of social sciences.
PSO-5 Inculcating a combination of essential skill set along with professional expertise, consolidating knowledge pertaining to multiple disciplines, in addition to social values with practical knowledge to tackle social needs.

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN101 An Introduction to Literary studies 4
23BAEN102 European Classical Literature 4
23BAEN103 History of English Literature 4
23BAEN104 British Literature 1: from Medieval to the Renaissance 5
23LS192 Environmental Studies 1
VAM130XX Value Added Course - I 0

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN201 British Literature 2: the 17th Century 5
23BAEN202 Indian Classical Literature 5
23BABEN203 Language and Linguistics 5
23BAEN204 Literature and Caste 5
VAM203XX Value Added Course - II 0
23LS191 English Communication / Environmental Studies 2

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN301 British Literature 3: the 18th century 5
23BAEN302 British Literature 4: the Romantics 5
23BAEN303 British Literature 5: the 19th Century 5
23AEC391 Ability Enhancement Course - I 1
23LS291 Indian Knowledge System 0
23OE36X Open Elective I 2
VAM303XX Value Added Course - III 0
27SOCIALIN391 Social Inernship 1

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN401 British Literature 6: the 20th century 5
23BAEN402 Literary Criticism 4
23BAEN403 American Poetry and Prose Readings 4
23BAEN404 Indian Writing in English 4
23AEC491 Ability Ehancement Course - II 1
23LS391 Universal Human Values 3
VAM403XX Value Added Course - IV 0

Semester 5

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN501 Women's Writing 4
23BAEN502 American Novels, Drama, and Short Stories 5
23BAEN503 Pre-Colonial Indian literatures 4
23BAEN504 Literary Theory 4
23AEC591 Ability Enhancement Course - III 1
23OE56X Open Elective II 2
VAM503XX Value Added Course - V 0
23PSIN391 Project Work 1

Semester 6

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN601 Forms of Popular Fiction 4
23BAEN602 Postcolonial literatures 4
23BAEN603 Modern Indian Writing in English Translation 4
23BAEN604 Modern European Drama 5
23AEC691 Ability Enhancement Course - IV 1
VAM603XX Value Added Course - VI 0
23SPR691 Minor Project - Literary Blog/Magazine 1

Semester 7

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN701 Literature and cinema 4
23BAEN702 Literature and disability 4
23BAEN71X PE 1 5
23BAEN72X PE 2 5
23OE76X Open Elective III 2
23PSPR791 Minor Project - Literary Blog/Magazine 2
23PHCC103 Research Methodology for Humanities and Social Sciences 4

Semester 8

Course Code Course Credit
23BAEN801 20th Century European Fiction 4
23BAEN81X PE 3 5
23BAEN82X PE 4 5
23LS803 Indian Constitution 0
23PSPR891 Project Work - Literary Blog/Magazine 4
23RND891 Research Work 8
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23BAEN711 Modes of Creative Writing: Poetry, fiction, drama
23BAEN712 Introduction to Creative Writing for Media
23BAEN713 Culture and theory

Programme Elective-II

23BAEN721 Literature in social spaces
23BAEN722 English Language Teaching
23BAEN723 Literature and the Contemporary World

Programme Elective-III

23BAEN811 Translation studies
23BAEN812 Film Studies
23BAEN813 Studies in modern Indian performance traditions

Programme Elective-IV

23BAEN821 Latin American Literature
23BAEN822 Graphic narratives
23BAEN823 Speculative Fiction and Detective Literature

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

After the completion of the course, there are a plethora of options for the graduates to work in. Here are a few job profiles on which the graduates can work:

  • Copywriter
  • Librarian
  • Journalist
  • Proof-reader
  • Content Writer
  • Editor
  • Translator
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