• The ICFAI University,  Tripura

B.A. (Hons) English

B.A. (Hons) English

ICFAI University Tripura offers three years full time BA-English (Hons) Program. A degree in English Honours provides large scope of career options. Beside the teaching field, one can also venture into journalism, writing, editing, Civil Services, MBA etc.

Eligibility
Pass in Class XII (any discipline) with 40% and above marks in English. English medium students preferred.

Duration : Three Years

Elective Courses:
Economics, Sociology, Education, Political Science: ● Postcolonial Literature ● Postcolonial Theory ● Popular Literature ● New Literature ● Modern English Grammar and Usage ● ELT and Stylistics

Program Structure
  Semester-I Semester-II
Year-I
  • History of English- I
  • Rhetoric and Prosody
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • English Language Skills-1
  • History of English- II
  • History of Indian English Literature
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • English Language Skills-2
  Semester-III Semester-IV
Year-II
  • 16th and 17th Century Poetry (Donne, Marvell, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespearean Sonnets)
  • Indian English Drama, Short-stories
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • 16th and 17th century plays: (pre-Shakespearean & Shakespearean drama)
  • Indian English Novel, Poetry
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  Semester-V Semester-VI
Year-III
  • 16th and 17th century Poetry and Prose (Milton, Bacon, Dryden)
  • History of English Language, Phonetics, Linguistics, Critical appreciation
  • 18th and 19th Century Poetry (Romantic & Victorian Poetry)
  • 18th and 19th Century Prose (Addison, Steele, Hazlitt & Lamb
  • 18th Century Drama, Literary terms (Tragedy, Comedy etc)
  • 19th Century Fiction (Hardy, Jane Austen, Dickens etc)
  • Late 19th & 20th Century Poetry (Yeats, Eliot, Auden etc.)
  • 20th century Fiction (Short stories)

Note: The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.