PEO, PO & PSO

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO)

Deep Knowledge in the Discipline: To develop a thorough knowledge about the subject and its allied realms by conscious and continuous process of learning and get informed about the cutting edge research in the frontier areas of the subject.

 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills: To develop an informed and analytical approach to learning and demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the subject and to give his/her opinion supported by logical reasoning and problem solving skills.

 

Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence: To develop a proper idea about one’s own capabilities and potentials and to nurture those attributes towards holistic personality development.

 

Teamwork and Effective Communication: To demonstrate proficiency in communicating competently in groups and organizations, competence in interpersonal communication and to possess skills to effectively deliver formal and informal presentations to a variety of audiences in multiple contexts.

 

Leadership Qualities: To build essential features of a true leader and to cultivate the character and courage to shoulder responsibilities.

 

Social Interaction and Ethical Standards: To foster the social skills and developing peer interaction and enabling them to make all people feel valued and to respect their differences by being responsible citizens for creating a socially inclusive society. To recognize values such as justice, trust, equity, fairness, kindness and develop a commitment to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behaviour in all walks of life and comprehending the moral dimensions of decisions and actions.

 

Environmental Consciousness: To discern the issues of environmental contexts and engages in promoting values and attitudes that claim coexistence and sustainable living with reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems.

 Lifelong Learning: To develop a passion to be an independent lifelong learner by imbibing real-time changes in the socio-technological context, promoting continuous development and improvement of the knowledge and skills needed for employment and personal fulfilment.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSO)

Communication Skills: To develop communication skills of the learners with due importance to the development of language skills in the LSRW mode with due importance given to grammatical and idiomatical correction.

Critical Thinking Skills: To develop rational thinking skills by contemplating and discussing on the various issues that are around them and to react proactively about them.

Analytical Skills: To develop the analytical ability in students through the various topics of study.

Academic Writing Skills: To develop academic/research writing effectively.

Social and Environmental Consciousness: To develop the learner as a societal being with due priority given to the protection and sustenance of the environment with empathetic senses towards others.

Cultural Consciousness: To develop the learner as a culturally conscious being aware of the various realities around them and to act accordingly.

Creative Skills: To foster and develop creative skills in the learners and help them to use effectively and proactively.

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO) FOR COMMON COURSES

 

COURSE 1-FINE-TUNE YOUR ENGLISH

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

Confidently use English in both written and spoken forms.

Use English for formal communication effectively.

 

COURSE 2-PEARLS FROM THE DEEP

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

Appreciate and enjoy works of literature.

Appreciate the aesthetic and structural elements of literature.

COURSE 3-ISSUES THAT MATTER

By the end of the course, the learner is able to identify major issues of contemporary significance, respond rationally and positively to the issues raised, internalise the values imparted through the excerpts, re-orient himself/ herself as conscious, cautious, concerned, conscientious and concerned human being and articulate these values in error free English.

COURSE 4-SAVOURING THE CLASSICS

On completion of the course, the student should

Become familiar with the classics from various lands.

Understand the features that go into the making of a classic.

 

COURSE 5-LITERATURE AND/AS IDENTITY

On completion of the course, the student should be aware of the following:

The subtle negotiations of Indigenous and Diasporic identities with-in Literature.

The fissures, the tensions and the interstices present in South Asian regional identities.

The emergence of Life Writing and alternate/alternative/marginal identities.

 

COURSE 6– ILLUMINATIONS

At the end of the course, the student shall be able to:

Maintain a positive attitude to life.

Evaluate and overcome setbacks based on the insights that these texts provide.

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO) FOR COMPLEMENTARY COURSES

 

COURSE 3: THE EVOLUTION OF LITERARY MOVEMENTS: THE SHAPERS OF DESTINY(For Semester 3)

To give the learner a comprehensive overview of the history of Britain and its impact upon the rest of the world.

To enable him to understand English literature in the light of historical events.

To analyse the manner in which a person is moulded by the historical events of personal and communal life.

 

COURSE4: THE EVOLUTION OF LITERARY MOVEMENTS: THE CROSS CURRENTS OF CHANGE (For Semester 4)

By the end of the course it is hoped that:

Students will be competent to understand literature against the backdrop of history.

Students will be inspired to contribute dynamically to historical and literary processes.

 PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO) FOR CORE COURSES

 

COURSE 1-METHODOLOGY OF LITERARY STUDIES

On completion of the course, the student should be able to discern the following:

  1. The emergence of literature as a specific discipline within the humanities.
  2. The tenets of what is now known as ‘Traditional approaches and also that of

Formalism.’

  1. The shift towards co textual-political critiques of literary studies.
  2. The questions raised by Cultural Studies and Feminism(s)
  3. The issues of sublaternity and regionality in the literary domain.

 

COURSE 2–INTRODUCING LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

On completion of the course, the student should be able to discern the following:

  1. The evolution and the differential traits of the English language till the present time.
  2. The evolution of literature from antiquity to postmodern times.
  3. The diversity of genres and techniques of representation and narration
  4. The links between literature and film as narrative expressions. The emergence of British and American Literature through diverse periods.

 

COURSE 3– HARMONY OF PROSE

On completion of the course, the student shall be:

  1. Familiar with varied prose styles of expression.
  2. Aware of eloquent expressions, brevity and aptness of voicing ideas in stylish language.

 

COURSE 4 – SYMPHONY OF VERSE

On completion of the course the students shall have:

  1. An understanding of the representation of poetry in various periods of the English tradition.
  2. An awareness of the emerging cultural and aesthetic expressions that poetry makes possible.

 

COURSE 5– MODES OF FICTION

On completion of the course, the student will have comprehended the categories of British and non- British short fiction, and also the novel as a form of literary expression.

 

 

COURSE 6– LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS

This course seeks to achieve the following:

  1. To show the various organs and processes involved in the production of speech, the types and typology of speech sounds, segmental & suprasegmental features of the English language, and transcription using IPA.
  2. To describe and explain morphological processes and phenomena.
  3. To show the various processes involved in the generation of meaning.
  4. To enhance students’ awareness that natural language is structure dependent and generative and to develop their ability to observe, describe and explain grammatical processes and phenomena.

 

COURSE 7–ACTS ON THE STAGE

On completion of the course, the student shall be:

  1. Familiar with the works of the playwrights included in the course.
  2. Informed about the broad genre-based nuances in the realm of drama.
  3. Able to appreciate and critique drama as an art form.

 

COURSE 8– LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY

On completion of the course, the student:

  1. Will have awareness about the major developments in literary criticism from the ancient times to the twentieth century.
  2. Will be initiated to the realm of literary theory and major theoretical schools.
  3. Will have awareness about the chief strains of Indian literary criticism.
  4. Will be able to analyse short poetical pieces critically.

 

COURSE 9– INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH

On completion of the course, the student should be aware of the following:

  1. The subtle flavours that distinguish the Indian ‘quotient in English writings from India.
  2. The different concerns that Indian English writers share, cutting across sub-nationalities and regionalities.
  3. The locus standi of diasporic Indian writers.

 

COURSE – ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

  1. Environmental Education encourages students to research, investigate how and why things happen, and make their own decisions about complex environmental issues by developing and enhancing critical and creative thinking skills .It helps to foster a new generation of informed consumers, workers, as well as policy or decision makers.
  2. Environmental Education helps students to understand how their decisions and actions affect the environment, builds knowledge and skills necessary to address complex environmental issues, as well as ways we can take action to keep our environment healthy and sustainable for the future. It encourages character building, and develops positive attitudes and values.
  3. To develop the sense of awareness among the students about the environment and its various problems and to help the students in realizing the inter-relationship between man and environment and helps to protect the nature and natural resources.
  4. To help the students in acquiring the basic knowledge about environment and the social norms that provides unity with environmental characteristics and create positive attitude about the environment.

COURSE 10–POST COLONIAL LITERATURES

On completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Be aware of the social, political, cultural aspects of postcolonial societies.
  2. Realise the impact of colonialism and imperialism on native cultural identities.
  3. Get an insight into the links between languages, history and culture.

 

 

 

COURSE 11– WOMEN WRITING

On completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  1. Critically respond to literature from a feminist perspective.
  2. Realize how the patriarchal notions pervade in the social and cultural scenario and how feminism exposes these notions.
  3. Identify how stereotypical representations of women were constructed and how these are subverted by feminist writing.

 

COURSE 12– AMERICAN LITERATURE

At the end of the course, the student shall be:

  1. Familiar with the evolution of various literary movements in American literature.
  2. Acquainted with the major authors in American Literary History.

 

COURSE 13– MODERN WORLD LITERATURE

On completion of the course, the students should be able to discern the following:

  1. That literatures the world over engage in very deep ways with the vicissitudes of life.
  2. World literatures often defy genres/regionalities and canonical assumptions to emerge as a platform where poetics and politics fuse.
  3. The notion of Major and Minor, Central and Peripheral literatures is a myth.

 

 

  

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO) FOR OPEN COURSES

 

 

  • COURSE 3– ENGLISH FOR CAREERS (For Semester 5)

On completion of the course, the student should be able:

  1. To develop communicative skills, which will enable them to prepare fora career and function effectively in it.
  2. To equip themselves in oral and written communication to enhance their academic and professional use of language.
  3. To train themselves in making effective presentations.

 

  • COURSE 1– COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (For Semester 6)

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Develop strategies and methodologies in the study of literatures in comparison.
  2. Undertake a methodological investigation of problems involving more than one literature so that she/he may acquire a broader sense of literary history and tradition.
  3. Critically analyse literary texts in a broader perspective of World Literature.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE FOR PROJECT WRITING (For Semester 6)

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Formulate a concrete study of a subject and write it down according to international standards of writing.
  2. Apply the various theories he/she had studied over the syllabus.
  3. Able to work with various theories and is able to defend his/her arguments.