Alphonsa College Thiruvambady

 B. A. English Language and Literature 

B.A. English Language and Literature is a three year long undergraduate English language course which is divided into six semesters. The minimum eligibility is10+2 from a recognized school board or its equivalent exam. The Department has been offering instruction for the award of the degree of B. A. since 2014 with British History and Political Science as Complementary subjects. The programme offers an in-depth knowledge of written and communication skills, English grammar and usage, critical thinking, British, American and Indian Literatures. The programme helps in strengthening the linguistic capabilities wherein the students are also introduced to the social, cultural, political, economic and intellectual backgrounds in literary history.

 Programme Objectives 

01) To make students aware of the different communicative skills and make them effectively communicate in written and spoken modes.
02) To provide students with the critical faculties necessary in an academic environment and in an increasingly complex and interdependent world.
03) To educate students in both the artistry and utility of the English language through the study of literature and other contemporary forms of culture.
04) To graduate students who are capable of performing research, analysis, and criticism of literary and cultural texts from different historical periods and genres.
05) Assist students in the development of intellectual flexibility, creativity, and cultural literacy so that they may engage in life-long learning.

 Programme Outcomes 
 It is envisaged that by the end of this programme : 

 01) Students should be familiar with representative literary and cultural texts within a significant number of historical, geographical, and cultural contexts.
 02) Students should be able to apply critical and theoretical approaches to the reading and analysis of literary and cultural texts in multiple genres.
 03) Students should be able to identify, analyze, interpret and describe the critical ideas, values, and themes that appear in literary and cultural texts and understand the way these ideas, values, and themes inform and impact culture and society, both now and in the past.
 04) Students should be able to write analytically in a variety of formats, including essays, research papers, reflective writing, and critical reviews of secondary sources.
 05) Students should be able to ethically gather, understand, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of written and electronic sources.
 06) Students should be able to understand the process of communicating and interpreting human experiences through literary representation using historical contexts and disciplinary methodologies.

 B. A. English Syllabus

      SEMESTER ONE (2022 Adm Onwards)

Core
 ENG1B01: Introducing Literature
QP  
QP 
Common
 ENG1A01 Litmosphere: The World of Literature
QP
QP
QP
Common
 ENG1A02 Functional Grammar and Communication In English
QP
QP
QP
Common
 MAL1AO7 (1): Malayala Sahityam-1 (Opt.)
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
QP
QP
Common
 HIN1A07(1) Prose and Drama (Opt.)
QP
QP
Comple.
 ICP2C01: Indian Constitution & Political Science
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
QP
QP
 Audit Course 
 E01 : Environmental Studies
 
Semester One (2019-21 Adm)
Common
ENG1A01 Transactions: Essential English Language Skills
COs 
Common
ENG1A02 Ways With Words

 Summary

COs 

 Objectives

 Syllabus

QP

 

 Semester Two (2022 Adm Onwards)

Core
 ENG2B02: Appreciating Poetry
QP
QP 
Common
 ENG2A03 Readings From The Fringes 
COs 
QP
QP
Common
 ENG2A04 Readings on Kerala
QP
QP
Common
 MAL2AO8(1): Malayala Sahityam-2 (Opt.)
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
QP
QP
Common
 HIN2A08(1) Grammar and Translation (Opt.)
QP
QP
Comple.
 JOU1(2)C01 Introduction to Communication and Journalism
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
QP
QP
Audit Course 
 E02 : Disister Management
 Question Papers 
Semester Two  (2019 Admn. Revised)
Common
ENG2A03: Writing for Academic and Professional Success
Common
ENG2A04: Zeitgeist: Reading on Contemporary Culture
 COs

 

 SEMESTER THREE

Core
 ENG3B03: Appreciating Prose
Core 
 ENG3B04: English Grammar & Usage
Common
 ENG3A05: Signatures: Expressing the Self
Common
 MAL3A09: (Opt): Malayala Sahityam-3 (Opt.)
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
Common
 HIN 3 A09 Poetry in Hindi
Comple.
 HIS3C03: History of Victorian and Postcolonial Developments
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus

 

SEMESTER THREE  (2022 Admn.- Revised)
Common
ENG3A05 Readings On Indian Literatures
QP

 

 SEMESTER FOUR

Core
 ENG4B05: Appreciating Fiction
Core
 ENG4B06: Literary Criticism
Common
 ENG4A06: Spectrum: Literature and Contemporary Issues
Common
 MAL4A10: Malayala Sahityam-4 (Opt.)
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
Common
 HIN 4 A 10 Noval and Short stories
Comple.
 ICP4C03 : Indian Constitution and Politics: Federal Dynamics and Decentralization
Summary
COs
Objectives
Syllabus
Audit Course 
 AUD4E06 Gender Studies 
Semester Four  (2019 Admn.- Revised)
Common
ENG4A06 Songs And Stories of Our World
QP

 

 SEMESTER FIVE (2019 Admission)

Core
 ENG5B07 Appreciating Drama and Theatre
Core
 ENG5B08 Literary Theory
 Core
 ENG5B09 Language and Linguistics
 COs
Core
 ENG5B10 Indian Writing In English
Core
 ENG6B21 Research Methodology
Core
 ENG6B05: Project
Open
 BBA5D01: E-Commerce (Opt.)
QP
Open
 PSY5D01: Life Skill Applicatioins (Opt.)
QP

 

 SEMESTER SIX (2019 Admission)

Core
 ENG6B11 - Voices of Women,
Core
 ENG6B12 - Classics of World Literature,
Core
 ENG6B13 - Film Studies
Core
 ENG6B14 - New Literatures In English,
Core
 ENG6B05: Project
Core (El)
 ENG6B15 - Literature Of The Marginalized (Elective)