S. K. Patil Sindhudurg Mahavidyalaya

Department of English

 

The English Department of the college happens to be the smallest department in the College with only one sanctioned post. It has an illustrious history. Department of English was established in 1965 with the establishment of the College. Initially there were three faculty in the department. They used to teach Communication Skills to F. Y. B. A., Business Communication to F. Y. B. Com. and Optional English papers to S. Y. B. A. classes in the college. 

In the year 1977 with the closing of Science wing, only one faculty, Mr. A. S. Barde taught English till the year 2001. From 2001 to 2013 there was no permanent faculty for English in this college and it resulted in the closing of English Optional subject. In the year 2013 Mr. S. P. Khobare was appointed on permanent basis. In the year 2016, we got permission for TYBA English Optional (Six Units) from University of Mumbai. 

 

 The department aims to develop English Language and Literature competency of the students. 

 

  1. Enable the students to acquire various language skills
  2. Introduce the students to various genres of literature
  3. Acquaint the students with various trends and movements in literature
  4. To inculcate literary and critical sense among the students
  5. To help them to appreciate the aesthetic values in literature
  6. To imbibe professional skills among the students

 

Sr. No. Class Course Code Course Title No. of lectures per week  
1. F. Y. B. A. UAENG 101 & UAENG 201 English (Optional) -Introduction to Literature Paper I 04
2. F. Y. B. A. UACS101 & UACS201 Communication Skills in English 03 lectures + 02 tutorial
3. F. Y. B. Com. UABC301 & UABC401 Business Communication                    Papers I & II 03 lectures + 04 tutorial
4. S. Y. B. A. UAENG301 & UAENG401 Indian Literature in English 03
5. S. Y. B. A UAENG302 & UAENG402 American Literature 03
6. T.Y.B.A. UAENG501 & UAENG601 16th to 18th Century English Literature 04
7. T.Y.B.A. UAENG502 &UAENG602 Literary Criticism 04
8. T.Y.B.A. UAENG503B & UAENG603B Translation Studies: Theory and Practice 03
9. T.Y.B.A. UAENG504&

UAENG604

19th Century English Literature 04
10. T.Y.B.A. UAENG505&

UAENG605

20th Century British Literature 04
11. T.Y.B.A. UAENG506B & UAENG606B Drama and Theatre 03

 

A student, who has taken admission into this program of B.A with English as specific subject of study, is expected to target on following outcomes.

  1. Basic knowledge of English as Language.
  2. Major knowledge of English as Literature.
  3. Basic knowledge of English Grammar.
  4. Critical study of English Literary studies.
  5. Relation between pleasure of literature and real life.
  6. Gain Effective communication competence
  7. Handle various style and registered of English in various personal and professional   situation.
  8. Acquire Enhanced literary and cultural sensibility
  9. Understand various genres of cultural texts

10.Gain enhanced soft skills for better employability

 

Course Title Course Code COURSE OUTCOME
SEMESTER I
Communication Skills in English PAPER –I UACS101 C.O.1 Students understood language proficiency by providing adequate exposure to reading and writing skills

 

C.O.2 Students were oriented towards the functional aspects of language

Introduction to Literature Paper PAPER –I (Optional) UAENG 101 C.O. 1 Students were acquainted with the characteristics of various literary genres.

 

C.O. 2 Students understood to write clearly, coherently and effectively about various genres of literature

Business Communication PAPER –I UCBC101 C.O. 1 Students developed awareness about the complexity of communication in a dynamic business environment.

 

C.O. 2 Students were well acquainted with the effective use of communication.

SEMESTER II
Communication Skills in English PAPER –I UACS-201 C.O.1 Students improved listening, speaking, writing skills of the students. Students understood the process of communication and its effect on giving and receiving information
Introduction to Literature Paper: PAPER –I (Optional) UAENG-201 C.O. 1 Students recognized the culture and context of the work of literature Students developed sensitivity to nature and fellow human beings
Business Communication PAPER –II UCBC201 C.O. 1. Students developed effective oral, writing and listening skills among learners.

 

C.O. 2 Students developed Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills and should be prepared to meet the challenges of Communication in the business world

SEMESTER III
Indian Literature in English PAPER –II (Optional) UAENG301 C.O. 1 Students were introduced to the uniqueness of Indian Literature in English

 

C.O. 2 Students were well acquainted to the pluralistic dimensions of Indian Literature in English

American Literature PAPER –III UAENG302 C.O. 1 Students were well acquainted with the various genres and literary terms of twentieth century American Literature

 

C.O. 2 Students understood various themes and styles of American Literature

SEMESTER IV
Indian Literature in English PAPER –II (Optional) UAENG-401 C.O.1. Students understood the different genres of Indian Literature in English C.O.2.. Students were familiarized with different perspectives of approaching this literature
American Literature, Paper III UAENG-402 C.O. 1. Students were familiarized with the socio-cultural milieu of twentieth century America through literary texts

 

C.O. 2 Students were introduced with cross-cultural perspectives and discussions on American Literature

SEMESTER – V
16th to 18th Century English Literature: Paper No. IV UAENG-501 C.O. 1. Students were introduced with English Literature of the 16th , 17th and 18th centuries

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the distinctive features of English literature of the 16th , 17th and 18th centuries

Literary Criticism: Paper No. V UAENG-502 C.O. 1. Students were familiarized with important critical terms

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the nature and function of literature and criticism

Translation Studies: Theory and Practice C.O. 1. Students Understand variety of translations.

 

C.O. 2. Students were able to use translation in official contexts and mass media.

19th Century English Literature: Paper No. VII UAENG-504 C.O. 1. Students were introduced with literary works in their dynamic interface with the background

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the literature of the 19th century.

20th Century British Literature: Paper No. VIII UAENG-505 C.O. 1. Students were introduced with literary genres, trends, and literary movements of Britain in the 20th Century.

 

C.O.2. Students were acquainted with comprehensive understanding of literary genres trends and movements in 20th Century British Literature.

B- Drama and Theatre: Paper No. IX UAENG-506 C.O. 1. Students were introduced the social and artistic movements that have shaped theatre and drama.

 

C.O. 2. Students were familiarized with the discipline-specific skills to the creation of drama.

SEMESTER – VI
16th to 18th Century English Literature: Paper No. IV UAENG-601 C.O. 1. Students were acquainted with how background influences shaped the writer’s thinking.

 

C.O. 2. Students understood how background influences shaped the writer’s thinking.

Literary Criticism: Paper No. V UAENG-602 C.O. 1. Students were familiarized with the technique of close reading of literary texts

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the various literary theories and critical approaches

Translation Studies: Theory and Practice C.O. 1. Students were undertaken literary translation work at primary level.

 

C.O. 2. Students Equipped to take up jobs.

19th Century English Literature: Paper No. VII UAENG-604 C.O. 1. Students learned to appreciate poetry as mirroring private personality, protest and subsequently, public concerns

 

C.O. 2. Students were acquainted with the development of the Victorian Novel.

20th Century British Literature: Paper No. VIII UAENG-605 C.O. 1. Students understood to create linkages between social and historical contexts and literary texts.

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the skills for a critical and analytical understanding of the text.

Drama and Theatre: Paper No. IX UAENG-606 C.O. 1. Students were acquainted with the difference between the concepts of drama and theatre.

 

C.O. 2. Students understood the history of drama and theatre as a literature and performing art.