The undergraduate programme that the department of English offers is BA English Language and Literature, a model II programme, specializing in Copy Editing. When the programme was launched, it was a first-of-a-kind in the state. While it provides courses in literary studies, the programme’s unique combination allows students to pursue specialization in editing and designing.As part of the programme, the students bring out a biannual sophomore journal named Koppee, which showcases their creative endeavours and news from the department. A one-month internship occurs at the summer vacation of the second year of the course, and provides students an opportunity to hone their skills at prospective workplaces.
The postgraduate programme of the department has been a matter of great pride for the college as it has produced top ranks in the university consistently and brought forth renowned academicians and scholars to the society. The programme offers courses that are current with most advanced Literary studies across the globe. One of the highlights of the programme is the array of electives that student can choose from at the final semester.
This 36 hours course is designed to help the participants to deal with the difficulties of daily life by creating in them a positive mental attitude. The participants will be acquiring basic Life Skills to cop up with stressful situations of life. The course will introduce them ten core life skills identified by UNESCO. They will be enhanced with basic skills to face interviews and group discussions which are important gateways to attaining a job. Instructional material focuses on communication skills and relationships, working with others, avoiding and/or resolving conflict, decision making, creative thinking and how they can contribute to the society. After the course the participants will come out with their mental and spiritual muscles strengthened. The course is designed as collaborative learning which includes group activities, games, discussions thorough which the needs of every individual participant will be catered sufficiently.
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able:
To develop Self-awareness and Self-confidence
To enhance their communication competence
To cop up with Stress in life
To inculcate problem-solving skills
To enhance Creative Thinking
To instill leadership qualities
To empower themselves with team dynamics and social skills
To have a positive mental attitude
To be socially committed by being empathetic and compassionate towards fellow human beings