FACULTY OF LANGUAGE & LITRATURE

             DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Introduction

The Department of English (Literature & Linguistics) is one of the pioneer working departments of Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, Sibi. This Department is among the largest departments of the university and plays a vital role for the people of this region. The department has also huge contribution in the other departments of the university by providing faculty members for compulsory English subject. The Department of English (Literature & Linguistics) is under the supervision of the PhD and MS/MPhil. faculty members who have vast teaching and research experience. The purpose of this department is to provide quality education of English Literature and Linguistics to the people of Sibi District in particular and Balochistan in general. The department also aims in providing the facility of English language classes for the students of university and others to get the chance to learn English Language from well qualified and experienced faculty members. The faculty members of this department work in a team with their contribution and experience to make it a renowned department of the university.

                                          HOD's MESSAGE

The Department of English (Literature & Linguistics) was initiated in 2019. The department took its first flight with BS program initially in 2019 but from 2021 onwards, more efforts are being made to offer MS/M.Phil program in 2022 and PhD program in future. The current BS English program aims not only to make students understand literature and linguistics but also helps the students to improve their four basic skills of English Language in order to communicate effectively, enable them to read efficiently, and write freely.

Though it is the beginning of BS program in MCKRU, the graduates of our department will play important roles in the advancement of this region in different fields. They will be able compete at various stages and achieve significant positions not only in government, semi government organizations but also in private sectors.

The present PhD and MS/M.Phil. faculty members of this Department with an exposure of vast teaching and research experience at various established universities and colleges help the students to make their future bright. The faculty have experience of writing articles in well-known journals which promote the culture of research and critical thinking in students at BS level.

VISSION & MISSION

Mission

The Department of English (Literature & Linguistics) is committed and dedicated to the development of critical thinking, learning and research skills of the students along with the improvement of English language skills.

 

Vision

To establish and implement the strategies for the improvement of critical thinking, learning, research skills and English language skills.

 

DEGREE PROGRAM

Programs offered

BS English

 

Semester-Wise Breakdown of BS (English) Courses

 

FIRST SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course Type

Cr Hrs

GC101

Study Skills       

Compulsory

General

3

GC102

Anthropology

General

3

ISS101

Islamic Studies

Compulsory

2

ENG101

English I: Functional English

Foundational

3

ELL102

Introduction to      Literary

Studies

Subject-specific

Foundational

3

ELL103

Introduction to   Language

Studies

Subject-specific

Foundational

3

 

Total

 

17

 

SECOND SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course type

Cr Hrs

PKS102

Pakistan Studies

Compulsory

2

MTH101

Elementary    Mathematics

& Stats

General

3

GC106

Entrepreneurship

General

3

ENG102

English  II:    Technical Report Writing

Foundational

3

ELL105

Introduction  to Phonetics

& Phonology

Subject-specific

Foundational

3

ELL106

Literary      Forms       and

Movements

Subject-specific

Foundational

3

 

Total

 

17

 

YEAR 2

 

THIRD SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course type

Cr Hrs

ICT202

Introduction to Information &

Computer Technology (ICT)

Skills

Foundational

 

3

GC202

Islamic History & Culture

General

3

GC203

Global Poetry

General

3

ENG201

English III: Communication

Skills

Foundational

3

ELL202

Short Fictional Narratives

Subject-specific

3

ELL203

Introduction to Morphology

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

18

 

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course type

Cr. Hrs

GC204

Human Rights & Citizenship

Compulsory General

3

ENG202

English IV: Academic

Reading & Writing

Foundational

3

ELL205

Classical and Renaissance

  Drama

Subject-specific

3

ELL206

Classical Poetry

Subject-specific

3

ELL207

Semantics

Subject-specific

3

ELL208

Rise of the Novel (18th to

19th century)

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

18

 

 

YEAR 3

FIFTH SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course type

Cr. Hrs

GC301

Introduction to International

Relations

General

3

GC302

Introduction to Environmental Studies

Compulsory General

3

ELL301

Romantic and Victorian Poetry

Subject-specific

3

ELL302

Foundations of Literary Theory & Criticism

Subject-specific

3

ELL303

Sociolinguistics

Subject-specific

3

ELL304

Popular Fiction

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

18

SIXTH SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course type

Cr. Hrs

ELL305

Modern Poetry

Subject-specific

3

ELL306

Modern Drama

Subject-specific

3

ELL307

Modern Novel

Subject-specific

3

ELL308

Grammar & Syntax

Subject-specific

3

ELL309

Discourse Studies

Subject-specific

3

ELL310

Creative Nonfiction

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

18

YEAR 4

SEVENTH SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course Type

Cr. Hrs

ELL401

Research Methods and Term Paper Writing

Subject-specific

3

ELL402

Introduction to Applied Linguistics

Subject-specific

3

ELL403

Introduction to Stylistics

Subject-specific

3

ELL404

Literary Theory and Practice

Subject-specific

3

ELL405

Pakistani Literature in English

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

15

 

EIGHTH SEMESTER

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course Type

Cr. Hrs

ELL406

Postcolonial Literature

Subject-specific

3

ELL407

American Literature

Subject-specific

3

ELL408

Introduction to Translation Studies

Subject-specific

3

ELL409

Introduction to Women’s Writing

Subject-specific

3

ELL410

World Englishes

Subject-specific

3

 

Total

 

15

MEET THE TEAM

Ahmed Faraz

Associate Professor (HOD)

Prof.Dr. Mehwish_Malghani

Professor

Dr. Mehmod ul Hassan

Associate Professor

Asma Abdul Aziz

Lecturer

Madiha Khan

Lecturer

Areena Luni

Lecturer

Sehrish Rabbani

Lecturer

Atta Tahir

Lecturer

Nagina Tanveer

Lecturer

Saiqa Ypunas

Lecturer

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