Department of
PSYCHOLOGY






Syllabus for
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Sociology, English)
Academic Year  (2018)

 
1 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN121 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
ENG121 ENGLISH 3 2 50
EST131 BRITISH LITERATURE: ANGLO SAXON TO EARLY VICTORIAN 5 4 100
FRN121 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN121 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN121 KANNADA 3 02 50
PSY131 BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - I 5 4 100
SAN121 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
SOC131 FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY-I 5 5 100
TAM121 TAMIL 3 2 50
2 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN221 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
ENG221 ENGLISH 3 2 50
EST231 BRITISH LITERATURE: LATE VICTORIAN TO THE PRESENT 5 4 100
FRN221 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN221 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN221 KANNADA 3 02 50
PSY231 BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - II 5 4 100
SAN221 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
SOC231 FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY - II 5 5 100
TAM221 TAMIL 3 2 50
3 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN321 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
ENG321 ENGLISH 3 2 100
EST331 AMERICAN LITERATURES 5 4 100
FRN321 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN321 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN321 KANNADA 3 02 50
PSY331 LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT 5 4 100
SAN321 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
SOC331 CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES 5 4 100
TAM321 TAMIL 3 2 50
4 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN421 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
ENG421 ENGLISH 3 2 100
EST431 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY THEORY 5 4 100
FRN421 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN421 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN421 KANNADA 3 02 50
PSY412 SERVICE LEARNING 2 2 50
PSY431 BASIC SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 5 4 100
SAN421 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
SOC431 STUDY OF INDIAN SOCIETY 5 4 100
TAM421 TAMIL 3 2 50
5 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
EST531 POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES 5 04 100
EST532 INDIAN LITERATURES: THEMES AND CONCERNS 5 04 100
PSY531 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 100
PSY532 INDUSTRIAL AND CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 100
PSY551 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND RESEARCH METHODS - I 4 3 100
SOC531 METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 60 4 100
SOC541A ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS 4 3 100
SOC541C SOCIAL ECOLOGY 4 4 100
SOC541D SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 4 4 100
6 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
EST631 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURES 5 04 100
EST641A CULTURAL STUDIES 5 04 100
EST641B INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING 5 04 100
EST641C INTRODUCTION TO SHORT STORY 5 04 100
EST641D INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES 5 04 100
PSY631 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 100
PSY632 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 100
PSY651 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS AND RESEARCH METHODS - II 4 3 100
SOC631 WOMEN AND SOCIETY 4 3 100
SOC641A STUDY OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 4 3 100
SOC641C SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT 4 4 100
SOC641D MEDIA AND SOCIETY 4 4 100
        

  

Assesment Pattern

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Examination And Assesments

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Department Overview:
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Mission Statement:
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Introduction to Program:
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Program Objective:
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AEN121 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Objectives

 

The objectives of this course are

 

 to introduce the students to look at India and the Indian subcontinent through Literature

 

 to inculcate literary sensibility/taste among students across curriculum

 

 to improve language skills – reading, writing and listening

 

 to enable students to grasp and appreciate the variety and abundance of Indian writing,

 

of which this compilation is just a passing glance.

Learning Outcome

The students would be

 

 initiated into becoming more culturally, ethically, socially and politically aware

 

 able to engage with cultural, social, religious and ethnic diversities in India and around.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:11
Poetry
 

Poetry (Any 4 of these) 11 hours

 

1. Meena Kandasamy: “Algorithm for Converting a Shudra into a Brahmin”

 

2. Salma: “New Bride, New Night”

 

3. Kamala Das: “Punishment in Kindergarten”

 

4. Thangjam Ibopishak: “I Want to be Killed by an Indian Bullet”

 

5. Sarojini Naidu: “Palanquin Bearers”

 

6. Sitakant Mahapatra: “The Election”

 

7. Jean Arasanayakam: “Nallur” (Srilanka)

 

8. Nissim Ezekiel: “Goodbye Party to Miss Pushpa T S”

 

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:12
Essays
 

Essays (Any 4 of these)

 

1. Devdutt Patnaik: Introduction to Myth=Mithya

 

2. Jawaharlal Nehru: “Tryst with Destiny”. August 15, 1947

 

3. U R Ananthamurthy: “What Type of Reservation Do We Need? Or “The Sacrificial Ritual

 

of Equal Opportunity to Education in Common Schools”

 

4. Suketu Mehta: “Bhopal Lives”

 

5. Ruskin Bond: “Escape from Java” or “Voting at Barlowganj”

 

6. Romesh Gunasekara: “Mess” (Sri Lanka)

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:12
Short Stories
 

 

 

Short Stories (Any 4 of these)

 

1. Sadat Hassan Manto: “Toba Tek Singh”

 

2. Mamang Dai: “Travel the Road”

 

3. Folktale told by Ruskin Bond: “How a Tribal Boy became a King”

 

4. Manoj Das: “The Crocodile’s Lady”

 

5. Temsula Ao: “The Journey”

 

6. Thakazhi Shivashankara Pillai: “In the Flood”

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Novella
 

 

Novella (Any one of these)

 

1. Anita Desai: “The Museum of Final Journeys” or

 

2. Irawathi Karve: “Draupadi” from Yuganta: The End of an Epoch

Text Books And Reference Books:

Textbook  Blends

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Yuganta: The End of an Epoch

 

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

 

 

CIA 1: A written test for 20 marks. It can be an Open Book test, a

classroom assignment, an objective or descriptive test pertaining to

the texts and ideas discussed in class.

 

 

CIA2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks

 

 

CIA 3: This is to be a creative test/ project in small groups by

students. They may do Collages, tableaus, skits, talk shows,

documentaries, quizzes, presentations, debates, charts or any other

creative test for 20 marks. This test should allow the students to

explore their creativity and engage with the real world around them

and marks can be allotted to students depending on how much they

are able to link the ideas and discussions in the texts to the world

around them.

 

 

 

 

Question Paper Pattern

 

 

Mid Semester Exam: 2 hrs

 

 

Section A 4x5= 20

 

 

Section B 2x15=30

 

 

Total 50

 

 

End Semester Exam: 2 hrs

 

 

Section A 4 x 5 = 20

 

 

Section B 2x 15= 30

 

 

Total 50

 

 

ENG121 - ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 
  • To expose learners to variety of texts to interact with them
  • To help learners classify ideologies and be able to express the same
  • To expose learners to visual texts and its reading formulas
  • To help learners develop a taste to appreciate works of literature through the organization of language
  • To help develop critical thinking
  • To help learners appreciate literature and the language nuances that enhances its literary values
  • To help learners understand the relationship between the world around them and the text/literature

 

·         To help improve their communication skills for larger academic purposes and vocational ppurposes

Learning Outcome

·         Understand how to engage with texts from various countries, historical, cultural specificities and politics

·         Develop an analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analyze the various literature they read and discuss in class

 

·         Develop a more humane and service oriented approach to all forms of life around them.  

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
unit 1
 

·         Rudyard Kipling – “Gunga Din”  

Ø  Skill focus

Adjectives/ adverbs

Sentence structures

Clauses

·         The Black Cat – Edgar Allan Poe

Ø  Skill focus

Verb use

Sentence structures

·         William Blake – “London”

Ø  Skill focus

Verb use advanced

Clause types

·         Santosh Desai – The death penalty as a sign of the times ©

Ø  Skill focus

Rhetorical questions

 

Types of sentences

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:20
unit 2
 

·         John Donne – “Death, Be Not Proud”

Ø  Skill focus

Word use

Sentence structure

·         Monkey’s Paw – W W Jacobs

Ø  Skill focus

Direct speech

Reported speech

Para structures

·          Ruskin Bond – 'The Photograph' ©

Ø  Skill focus

Types of sentences

Cohesions

Para structure

Personal essay

·         Sylvia Plath-   ‘Surgeon at 2 AM’

Ø  Skill focus

Imagery use

 

Creative writing

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
unit 3
 

Visual Text: The Great Indian Railways

Ø  Skill focus

 

Reading and appreciating visual text

Text Books And Reference Books:

Exploring English 1

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Addfitional  material as per teacher manual will be provided by the teachers

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1=20

CIA 2=50 ( 20 marks online vocabulary and grammar test and 30 marks written exam based on syllabus)

CIA 3= 20 

ESE= 50 

EST131 - BRITISH LITERATURE: ANGLO SAXON TO EARLY VICTORIAN (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

This course will serve as an introductory course for British Literature. The course will locate the texts in their respective socio-political and historical contexts. The selection aims to introduce different genres of British literature.

 

Course Objectives

 

  • To introduce  students to the socio-political, religious, cultural, and linguistic aspects of the UK through English literary texts
  • To help students understand texts as products of a historical, political and cultural processes
  • To enable students to identify different forms, genres and subgenres in literature
  • To sensitize students to human values through an exposure to socio-historical concerns of subjectivity, identity, community and nationhood.
  • To sharpen critical appreciation and analytical writing skills through an introduction to models of literary criticism

Learning Outcome

Awareness of the production, dissemination and reception of literary material in England across different eras and the contemporary debates and trends they stimulate and cognizance of classical forms, genres and styles of literature

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:5
The Anglo-Saxon Period and The Medieval Period
 

Emergence of English language, History of England from 42 BC to Norman Conquest- salient features

 Impact of Norman rule on English social structure, English language in the medieval period,mystery, morality plays and miracle plays, feudalism 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:20
The Renaissance Period and after
 

Protestantism, Bible translation, religious literature, humanism, English Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo Styles

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:25
Reformation, Restoration and after
 

Metaphysical Poetry, Epic conventions, Mock epic, Puritanism, Restoration, Rise of the novel, the English novel in the eighteenth century, Gunpowder plot, Oliver Cromwell,

 

Dissolving the parliament, Periodical essays, empiricism, Influence of French culture through restoration, the enlightenment 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:25
Romantic and early Victorian Age
 

Romanticism, notion of literary creation and poets, closet drama, the French Revolution, Victorian morality, industrial revolution, utilitarianism, rise of nation-states, impact of colonialism on England, emergence of universal education in England 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Chaucer: The Prioress from Prologue to The Canterbury Tales

William Shakespeare:          

Sonnet 116

‘O that this too solid flesh would melt” Soliloquy by Hamlet in Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2

‘To Be or Not To Be’ Soliloquy by Hamlet in Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1

 

Francis Bacon: “Of Truth”

John Donne: “Canonization”

 

John Milton: Excerpt from Satan’s speech in Book 1, Paradise Lost

John Dryden:  First three stanzas of “Mac Flecknoe”

Alexander Pope: Belinda’s Boudoir from The Rape of the Lock

Addison and Steele: “Character of Will Wimble”

Oliver Goldsmith: “Beau Tibbs”

 

Richard Brinsley Sheridan: “The School for Scandal”

William Wordsworth: “Lines Written in Early Spring”

S.T. Coleridge: “Christabel”

Shelley: “Ode to the Westwind”

Keats: “La Belle Dame Sans Merci”

Charles Lamb: “Dream Children”

Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abrams, M.H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 8th Ed. New York: Wardworth, 2005. Print.

Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter and Jon Stallworthy. Eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th Ed. New York: WW Norton, 1996. Print

Gordden, Malcom, and Michael Lapidge. The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature. Rpt Cambridge: CUP, 2006. Print.

Gupta, Ambika Sen. Selected College Poems. Rpt. Hyderabad: Orient Longman,   1999.

Herman, Daniel. The Cambridge Companion to Narrative. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print.

John, Eileen, and Dominic McIver Lopes. Philosophy of Literature: Contemporary and Classic Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Print

Maxwell, Richard, and Katie Trumpener. The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the Romantic Period. Cambridge: CUP, 2008. Print

Sampson, George.The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature, 3rd Ed. Cambridge: CUP, 2005. Print

Ramarao, Vimala. Ed.Explorations. Vol I. Bangalore: Prasaranga, Bangalore University, 2004. Print

 

Shingle, Michael. Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe. New York: WW Norton, 1994. Print

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I

  1. group presentations on topics relevant to British literature/Art and literary movements
  2. an exhibition/display based on different eras, movements and literary and non-literary genres

 

CIA III will be a moddle test on the Novel

 

These are suggested examples of CIAs. However, during the course of teaching, there could be other suggestions, and CIAs could be slightly modified based on class dynamics and calibre of students.

 

Selected Texts chosen to be taught may be revised / used as extended reading which may be tested in CIA 1, 2 or 3. Example : only 1 soliloquy may be taught.

 

Mid Semester Examination CIA II: 2 Hours

 

Section A: Short Notes – 5x3 marks= 15 (5 questions out of 7)

Section B: Essay Questions – 2x10 marks = 20 (2 questions out of 3)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 1x15 marks = 15 (1 question out of 2)

 

Total: 50 Marks

 

End Semester Examination: 3 Hours

 

Section A: Short Notes – 10x3 marks = 30 (10 questions out of 12)

Section B: Essay Questions – 4x10 marks = 40 (4 questions out of 6)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 2x15 marks = 30 (2 questions out of 4)

 

 

Total: 100 Marks

FRN121 - FRENCH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

French as second language for the UG program

Learning Outcome

Enhancement of linguistic competencies and sharpening of written and oral communicative skills.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 0- Discovery
 

1.      First and Last Names of French Families

2.      Few French and International personalities

 

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 1 - The Ones, the others
 

1.      Greetings- Usage of “tu” and “Vous”

2.      Telephone Numbers in France 

3.      Some cultural / festive events in Paris- The Francophone

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 2- Here, Elsewhere
 

1.      Pontoise and Ile de France- The City

2.      Annecy- Youth hostel and accommodation

3.      The wording of address in France- postal codes and departments

 

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 3 Tell me who you are
 

1.      The French and sports- The Reality shows

2.      New ways of meeting- The Differences men/ women

3.      Surnames of married women/ children- Announcements and family functions

 

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 4 Each person at his own pace
 

1.      Rhythm of Life and Rhythm of the city- Internet and media in daily life

2.      The Outings 

3.      Family life and Household chores- Routine and change in rhythm

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Tales
 

1.      The tooth of the cat – Renaud FABBRI 

2.      The Princess and the pea- Odile THIEVENAZ

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      Berthet, Annie, Catherine Hugot et al. Alter Ego + A1. Paris : Hachette, 2012 

2.      Krishnan, Chitra. De Bouche à Oreille. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt Ltd., 2009

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Thakker, Viral. Plaisir d’écrire. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt. Ltd., 2011

2. French websites like Bonjour de France, Fluent U French, Learn French Lab, Point du FLE etc.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

CIA 1 – Assignments / Letter writing / Film review

10%

 

CIA 2 –Mid Sem Exam

25%

 

CIA 3 – Quiz / Role Play / Theatre / Creative projects 

10%

 

Attendance

05%

 

End Sem Exam

 

50%

Total

50%

50%

HIN121 - HINDI (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The detailed text book “Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha” edited by Dr.N Mohanan is an anthology of contemporary Hindi Poems written by representative poets of Hindi Literature. From the medieval poetry ' Kabir Ke Dohe and Sur ke pad 'is also included.  The poets reflect on the social, cultural and political issues which are prevalent in our society since the medieval period. Hindusthani sangeeth-parampara eva kalakar is one of the module. Since translation is a significant area in language and literature, emphasis is being given on it in the syllabus.Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthik kalayein  Yakshagana,Kathakali,Ram Leela,Krishna Leela etc. included in the syllabus to enrich cultural values among students.

Course Objectves:

  • to impart the knowledge of poetics
  • to acquire translation skills
  • to expose students to veriety of texts to interact with them
  • to help students develop a taste to appreciate works of literature through the organisation of language
  • to help students understand the relationship between the world around them and the text
  • to improve their oral and written skills
  • to expose them to the world of music

Learning Outcome

Students will be exposed to the world of poetry and Music. Through translation and cultural studies, students can understand different languages, literature and culture. Grammar portions will help the students to develop their language proficiency.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha (Collection of contemporary Hindi Poems),Kabir Ke Dohe and Sur Ke Pad.
 

’  Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha (Collection ofcontemporary Poems)  Edited By: Mahendra Kulashreshta Rajpal and Son’s, New Delhi

 

Level of knowledge: Analytical

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Translation-Theory and Practice
 

                                                                                            

                                      

                                          

                                           

         

Translation-Practice                English to Hindi and vice- versa.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthic kalayen-
 

Ramleela,Krishnaleela,Yakshagaana,kathakali.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Hindusthani Sangeeth-parampara evam pramukh kalakar
 

Utbhav,Vikas aur paramparaein

Pramukh Sangeethkar-1.Bhimsen Joshi 2.Gulam Ali 3.Pandit Ravishankar 4. Bismillah Khan.

Text Books And Reference Books:

  1. 'Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha’ (Collection of Poems) Edited By: Dr.N Mohanan,  Rajpal and Son’s,New Delhi.
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. A Hand Book of Translation Studies         By: Das Bijay Kumar.               

2. Saral Subodh Hindi Vyakaran,                 By: Motilal Chaturvedi. Vinod pustak mandir, Agra-2

3. Anuvad Evam Sanchar –                         Dr Pooranchand Tantan, Rajpal and Son’s, Kashmiri

4. Anuvad Vignan                                       By: Bholanath Tiwar

5. Anuvad Kala                                           By: N.E Vishwanath Iyer.

                                                                 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1(Digital learning-Editing of Wikipedia article)-20 marks

CIA-2(Mid semester examination)-50 marks

CIA-3(Digital learning-article creation in Hindi Wikipedia)-20 marks

End sem examination-50 marks

KAN121 - KANNADA (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:40
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:02

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

Selected Vachanas Tripadi’s and Keerthanas of the Medieval Kannada Literature are introduced for I Semester B.com-Regular /B.com Hon./ B.com F&A/ BBA & BBA-Honorus in the syllabus. This will enrich the Language skills of the students.   Famous cultural art forms of Karnataka are also included in this semester. Writing  skills can be improved by giving focus on Grammar and Comprehension.

Course Objectives

  • To expose learners to variety of texts to interact with them
  • To help learners develop a taste to appreciate works of Literature through the organization of Language
  • To help learners understand the relationship between the world around them and the text
  • To help lerarners to improve their oral and written skills for their respective career goals
  • To help improve their communiction skills for larger academic purposes and vocational purposes

Learning Outcome

  •  Develop an analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analize the various literature they read and discuss  in class
  • Develop a more humane and service orented aproach to all forms of life around them
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and in writing
  • Ability to use better language to communicate effectively

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Medieval Kannada Literature: Poetry-Music-Language Skills
 

1. Devara Dasimayya

2. Basavanna

3. Allamaprabhu

4. Akkamahadevi

5. Ambigara chowdiah

6. Ayadakki Lakkamma 

7. Sarvagna

8. Kanakadasa

9. Kumaravyasa

10. Hindustani/ Karnatak - Music and Musicians

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Folk Art forms of Karnataka
 

 

(A).Dollu Kunita  (B). Pooja Kunita  (C). Somana Kunita  (D). Goravara Kunita

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Language Skills
 

1.      Translation Theory and Practice

2.      Usage of alphabets in different contexts:  

3.      l & L

4.      a  & H

5.      n & N

6.      Hrasva and Deergha  alphabets.

7.   Importance of Ottakshara

Text Books And Reference Books:

Text Book: Kannada Sahitya Darshana - Bhaga-1               

Reference Books

  •  Basavannana vachangalu: L. Basavarjaju
  • Vachana Chandrike - D. Javaregowda
  • Vachana Kammata- K.R. Nagaraj & K.M. Marulasiddappa
  • Purandara Sahitya Darshana- S.K. Ramachandra Rao

 

                                                                                                                                                                     

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Recommended Redading

 

1.      A comparative study of Sarana and Dasa literature, P. S Srinivasa,University of Madras (1981)

2.      Vyavaharika Kannada: H. S.  Krishnaswami Iyengar

3.      Dr. Thipperudraswamy : Sharanara Anubhava Sahitya

4.  Kiryar Vishwakosha; L.S. Sheshagiri Rao, Hampi  Kannada University, Hampi

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1 Digital Learning - Wikipedia- 20 Marks

CIA-2 Mid Semsester Examination- 50 Marks

CIA-3 Digitization of Kannada Books - 20 Marks

End Semester Examination- 50 Marks

 

PSY131 - BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - I (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

 To introduce and initiate the student into the world of Psychology with a brief historical sketch of the science of psychology and a glimpse into the methods used in the study of human behaviour. 

Learning Outcome

 To apply the principles of psychology in day-to-day life for a better understanding of themselves and others.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Introduction
 

Definition and goals of Psychology, Role of a psychologist in society,

Modern perspectives-Biological, Psychodynamic, Behaioristic, Gestalt, Cognitive, Cross cultural, Humanistic and Evolutionary perspective, Brief introduction to Indian Psychology.

 

Methods: Experimental, Observation, Survey Method, Archival method, Interview and case study. 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Introduction
 

Definition and goals of Psychology, Role of a psychologist in society,

Modern perspectives-Biological, Psychodynamic, Behaioristic, Gestalt, Cognitive, Cross cultural, Humanistic and Evolutionary perspective, Brief introduction to Indian Psychology.

 

Methods: Experimental, Observation, Survey Method, Archival method, Interview and case study. 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Biology and Behaviour
 

Neurons: Structure of neurons, neural impulse transmission-electrical and chemical, role of neurotransmitters.

Nervous system: Central and peripheral nervous systems, Brain and Behaviour: Hind Brain, Mid Brain, and Forebrain- various structures and its importance, Significance of Brain Lateralization, Split brain.

Endocrine Glands-Effects of hormones on behavior.(Brief mention of exocrine glands)       

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Sensory- Perceptual Processes
 

Sensation: Basic concepts and Processes in sensation. Sensory thresholds.

Types of senses (an overview) - visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile, vestibular, kinesthetic and organic senses.

Sensory adaptation-advantages and disadvantages, Integration of senses,

Perception: Understanding perception, Gestalt laws of organization,

Different Process of perception - depth perception, constancy of perception, perception of movement.)

Correlates of perception-awareness, set, motives, needs, learning and attention.

 

Illusion .Subliminal perception. Extra sensory perception (Telepathy, Clairvoyance , Precognition, Forecasting dreams and memories of the past birth)

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:15
Memory and Forgetting
 

Basic processes- Encoding, Storage, Retrieval.

Sensory storage -Iconic memory and Echoic memory.

STM-Working memory, Serial position curve, Rehearsal, Chunking,

LTM-Units of memory-Declarative, Procedural, Semantic, Episodic memory,

Associative models-Explicit and Implicit memory, Retrieval cues, State dependent and Context dependent memory, Tip of the tongue phenomena, Flash bulb memory,

Levels of processing, Constructive processes in memory, Schemas,

Forgetting- Decay, Interference, Amnesia Retrieval problems, Motivated forgetting, Memory dysfunctions (Korsakoff’s Syndrome, Alzheimer’s, Senile Dementia).

Improving memory-Mnemonic strategies                     

 

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:15
Cognitive Processes
 

Cognition-definition.

Attention: definition, Characteristics, Selective attention, Divided attention

Thinking- Process of thinking, Image and thinking, Language and thought

Types of Thinking- Concept formation, Reasoning, Problem solving, Decision Making, Creative thinking, Language-language elements, grammar and meaning, pragmatics.

 

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

 Feldman R.S (2011 ).Understanding Psychology, 10th edition.Delhi : Tata- McGraw Hill.

Weiten, W. (2014). Psychology: Themes and variations. (9th Edition). CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Ciccarelli,S. K., Meyer, G. E. & Misra, G. (2010). Psychology: South Asian Edition. New Delhi: Pearson Education.

Atkinson, R.L., Atkinson, R.C., Smith, E.E., Bem D.J., & Nolen-Hoeksema S.(2015). Hilgard’s Introduction to Psychology (16th ed.). Harcourt Brace College Publishers.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 Passer, M.W. & Smith, R.E. (2010). Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill

Morgan,C.T, King,R.A., Weisz,J.R., and Schopler,J. (2004). Introduction to Psychology, 7th edition,24th reprint.New Delhi:TataMcGraw-Hill.

Baron,R.A. Psychology.(1995). 3rd edition.Delhi:Prentice Hall. 

Munn,N.L.,Fernald,L.D., & Fernald,P.S.( 1997 ) Introduction to Psychology. Delhi: Houghton Mifflin.

 

 

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA (CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT)

 

CIA I – Mid Semester Examination - Total marks 50

CIA II –Written Assignment /Individual Assignment - Total Marks 20

CIA III –Activity based Assignment /group assignment - Total marks 20

 

END SEMESTER EXAMINATION

Total Marks = 100

Question paper pattern

Section A Brief, concepts, definitions, applications 2 marks x10=20

Section B Short Answers: Conceptual/Application 5 marks x 4 =20

Section C Essay Type: Descriptive/Conceptual 15 marks x 3=45

 

Section D Compulsory: Case Study (Application) 15X1=15 marks.

SAN121 - SANSKRIT (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The I semeste B.A/B.Sc students are prescribed wih the text " Ruthusamharam"

Strotra shithya 

Learning Outcome

The students will have exposure for the  style of poetry. Ruthusamhara is the work based on the nature which makes the students to understand about changes in nature

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:35
Ruthusamharam
 

Ruthusamharam

Strotra sahithya 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:30
test
 

poery Buddhacharitham III canto, up to 52 stanzas.

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual/ descriptive/ Analytical.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Grammar
 

Grammar

Grammer- Sandhis and lakaras                                                          

 Level of Knowledge:  Analytical /Conceptual

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
. Language component.
 

language component.

Translation from Sanskrit to english                                                     

Level of Knowledge:  Analytical/. Conceptual

Composition to write in Sanskrit                                                              

Level of Knowledge:  Analytical/. Conceptual

Comprehension in Sanskrit                                                                     

Level of Knowledge:  Analytical/. Conceptual

Text Books And Reference Books:

Ruthusamharam

 Strotra sahitya : Madhurashtaka and Geeta govinda                                    

                            M.S. Subbalakshmi , Balamurali Krishna 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1) Ruthusamharam- Shivaprasad Dvivedi

2) Ruthusamharam- Dr. K . Narayanabhatta

3) sanskrit grammar Translation from English to Sanskrit by M.R.Kale

4) Sanskrt Grammar Kannada version by Hegde. 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1  Wikipedia  assignment   Evaluated for 20 marks

CIA 2 Midsemester examination   Evaluated for 50 marks

CIA 3  Wikipedia assignment   Evaluated for 20 marks

SOC131 - FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY-I (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:5

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The two papers offered during the first and the second semesters of the BA program will introduce students to Sociology as a social science distinct in its approach. It will also encourage the students to inculcate the Sociological perspective even as they are introduced to the subject matter and the methods of study adopted by the discipline. During the first semester students will be introduced to the origins of Sociology, its founding fathers and the theoretical perspectives. 

Learning Outcome

  •  To develop sociological imagination that will help students to rethink how social systems operate through individuals
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of some of the major topics studied by sociologists

Course Learning Outcome: By the end of the course the student will be able to

1.      Demonstrate their understanding of key sociological concepts

2.      Examine the forces underlying the emergence of the academic discipline of sociology and its evolution.

3.      Apply their sociological imagination to understand social reality

4.      Use the theoretical perspectives to analyze social phenomenon

5.      Elaborate on and critique the nature of Social institutions that shapes the social structure

UNIT-1
Teaching Hours:10
Sociology as a discipline
 

1. Sociological perspective

2. Theoretical orientations

a. Structural Functionalist perspective

b. Conflict perspective

c. Micro perspectives

UNIT-2
Teaching Hours:15
Social structure and groups
 

1.       Community, Association and Institution  

2.       Status and role

3.       Power and authority

4.       Groups : Primary, Secondary

UNIT-3
Teaching Hours:20
Culture and Socialization
 

1. Components of culture

a. Values

b. Norms

c. Beliefs

2. Culture shock, ethnocentrism and xenophobia

3. Culture and change

4. Agents of Socialization

UNIT-4
Teaching Hours:15
Social Institutions I
 

1. Family

2. Education

3. Religion

UNIT-5
Teaching Hours:15
Social Institutions II
 

1. Economy

2. Politics

3. Law

Text Books And Reference Books:

Fulcher, J. & J Scott. (2007). Sociology.(3rd ed.). OUP.

Haralambos, M. & R.M.Heald. (2006). Sociology: Themes and Perspective. London: Harper Collins.

Henslin, J. (2009). Sociology: A Down to Earth Approach. (10thed.).USA: Pearson.

Jayaram, N. (1988). Introductory Sociology. Madras: MacMillan.

Macionis, J.  (1996). Sociology. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Miner, H. (1956). Body ritual among the Nacirema. American Anthropologist, 1956, 58(3), 503-507 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Bauman, Z. (1990). Thinking Sociologically. London: Blackwell

Berger, P. (1966). An Invitation to Sociology – A Humanist Perspective. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Mills, C W. (1967). The Sociological Imagination. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Nisbet, R. (1967). The Sociological Tradition. London: Heinemann.

Williams, R. (1976). Key words. London: Fontana Publications.

Evaluation Pattern

·         Continuous Internal Assessment or CIA constitutes a total of 50 marks. The distribution is as follows:

§  CIA I is a 10 marks assignment and involves the adoption of any one or two of the following methods: written Assignment, Book/Article review, group presentations, symposium, group task, Individual seminars, Quiz, and class test.

§  CIA II is the 2 hour long 25 mark Mid semester Examination (50 marks reduced to 25 mark weightage) conducted during August/January 

The pattern for the exam is as follows:

Section A: Attempt any 3 questions out of the 5/6 options given. Each question carries 5 marks

Section B: Attempt any 2 questions out of the 3 options given. Each question carries 10 marks

Section C: This section has 1 compulsory question that carries 15 marks

§  CIA III carries 10 marks and is based on an assignment that is set for the course. 

§  Attendance - Attendance carries 5 marks 

·  End Semester Examination (ESE) is conducted at the end of the semester. This is a 3 hour long exam for a weightage of 50 marks

                      The pattern for the exam is given below:

Section A: Attempt any 6 questions out of the 9 options given. Each question carries 5 marks

Section B: Attempt any 4 questions out of the 6 options given. Each question carries 10 marks

                         Section C: Attempt any 2 questions out of the 3 options given. Each question carries 15 marks

TAM121 - TAMIL (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Poems of Bharatiyar and Bharatidasan and poems by women poets with feminine sensibilities  will initiate the students into the modern period with all its complexities. The short stories of Chandra with its contemporary style and texture offer  a glimpse of an amazing variety of characters going through the riddles of human existence. A new concept, Cultural Studies, will take the students beyond prescribed syllabus to include the architecture, customs, beliefs and faiths of Indian society.

Learning Outcome

To make the students experience the impact made by Bharathiyar and Bharathidasan during the 20th century and to bring them to the realities of 21st century. They will also learn, on their own, the significance of festivals celebrated across the country

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Modern Poetry
 

Poems of Bharathiyar, Bharathidasan and women poets

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Practical Grammar
 

2  Grammar as reflected in the poems

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Contemporary Cultural Issues
 

Prose including reference to contemporary literary issues

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Language Skills
 

Language Skills:  Piramozhichorkal

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Malliga, R et al (ed).Thamilppathirattu I.Bangalore: Prasaranga,2011

 

Chandra. Alagamma, published by Uyireluthu Pathippagam, Trichy, 2011

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Varadarajan, Mu.  Thamil Ilakkia Varalaru . New Delhi:Sahitya Akademi, 2008

 

Sivathambi, Ka.Thamil Sirukathaiyin Thorramum Valarchiyum.Coimbatore: NCBH, 2009

 

Ragunathan,C.Bharathi: Kalamum Karuthum, Chennai:NCBH, 1971

 

Ramakrishnan S 100 Sirantha Sirukathaigal, Chennai: Discovery Books, 2013

 

Evaluation Pattern

With a total of 50 marks, 25 marks will come from Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) and the remaining 25 marks will come from end semester exanination. While the end semester examination will be fully theory based the CIA will consist of Wikipedia entries, assignments, theatre production, book review and other activities

AEN221 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Objectives

 

The objectives of this course are

 

 to introduce the students to look at India and the Indian subcontinent through Literature

 

 to inculcate literary sensibility/taste among students across curriculum

 

 to improve language skills – reading, writing and listening

 

 to enable students to grasp and appreciate the variety and abundance of Indian writing,

 

of which this compilation is just a passing glance.

 

 to actively engage with the Indian sub-continent as a cultural and social space (to be

 

facilitated through proactive CIAs which help students to interact and engage with the

 

realities they face every day and have come across in these text

 

 to learn and appreciate India through association of ideas in the texts and the external

 

contexts (Bhasha Utsav will be an intrinsic help in this endeavour)

Learning Outcome

Students would become

 

 more aware culturally, ethically, socially and politically

 

 sensitive towards cultural, social, religious and ethnic diversities

 

 critical participants in their everyday culture

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:12
Poetry
 

Poetry (Any 4 of these)

 

1. Kutti Revathi: “Stone Goddesses”

 

2. Sukirtharani: “Infant Language” or “I Speak up Bluntly”

 

3. Taslima Nasrin: “India” or “Border”

 

4. Lalrinmawii Khiangte: “For a Better Tomorrow”

 

5. Desomond Kharmawphlang: “Poems during November”

 

6. Keki Daruwalla: “Boat-Ride Along the Ganga”

 

7. Anand Mahanand: “The Day Mother Sold Her Ornaments”

 

8. Habib Jalib: “Dastoor” (Pakistan)

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:11
Essays
 

 

 

Essays (Any 4 of these)

 

1. Amartya Sen: “Democracy as Public Reasoning”

 

2. Sitakant Mahapatra: “Beyond the Ego: New Values for a Global Neighbourhood”

 

3. Amitav Ghosh: The Ghosts of Mrs Gandhi” or “The Diaspora in Indian Culture”

 

4. Rahul Dravid: Speech at Sir Donald Bradman Oration

 

5. Ramachandra Guha: Excerpts from “How Much Should a Person Consume?”

 

6. A K Ramanujan: “Telling Tales”

 

7. Manjushree Thapa: “Women Have No Rights”

 

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:12
Short Stories
 

Short Stories (Any 4 of these) 12 Hours

 

1. U R Ananthamurthy: “A Horse for the Sun”

 

2. Shama Futehally: “Photographs”

 

3. Dilip Purushottam Chitre: “Scorpio”

 

4. Sushmita Rath: “Touch”

 

5. Bimal Choudhury: “Riot”

 

6. Liaozhai: “Ruiyun, a Famous Courtesan”

 

7. Arun Joshi: “The Homecoming”

 

8. Mohsin Hamid: “Air Conditioning” (Pakistan)

 

9. Ashfaq Ahmed: “Mohsin Mohalla” (Pakistan)

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Graphic Narratives
 

 

 

Graphic Narrative (Any one of these)

 

1. Art -Durgabai Vyamand Subhash Vyam; Story- Srividya Natarajan and S Anand:

 

Bhimayana: Incidents in the Life of Bhimrao Ambedkar

 

2. Sita Sings the Blues

 

3. Luv and Kush (Pen Movies animated movie)

Text Books And Reference Books:

Blends (textbook)

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Bhimayana

Folk art forms in India

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1: Classroom assignment/test for 20 marks keeping in tune with the course objectives and

learning outcomes.

CIA 2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks

CIA 3: Collage, tableaus, skits, talk shows, documentaries, Quizzes or any proactive

creative assignments that might help students engage with India as a cultural space. This is to

be done keeping in tune with the course objectives and learning outcomes.

 

Christ University, Bengaluru

Question Paper Pattern

Mid Semester Exam: 2 Hrs

Section A: 4x5= 20

Section B: 2x15=30

Total 50

End Semester Exam: 2 hrs

Section A: 4 x 5 = 20

Section B: 2 x 15= 30

Total 50

 

ENG221 - ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 
  • To expose learners to variety of texts to interact with them
  • To help learners classify ideologies and be able to express the same
  • To expose learners to visual texts and its reading formulas
  • To help learners develop a taste to appreciate works of literature through the organization of language
  • To help develop critical thinking
  • To help learners appreciate literature and the language nuances that enhances its literary values
  • To help learners understand the relationship between the world around them and the text/literature

 

·         To help improve their communication skills for larger academic purposes and vocational ppurposes

Learning Outcome

·         Understand how to engage with texts from various countries, historical, cultural specificities and politics

·         Develop an analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analyze the various literature they read and discuss in class

·         Develop a more humane and service oriented approach to all forms of life around them.  

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Unit 1
 

·         Rudyard Kipling – “Gunga Din”  

Ø  Skill focus

Adjectives/ adverbs

Sentence structures

Clauses

·         The Black Cat – Edgar Allan Poe

Ø  Skill focus

Verb use

Sentence structures

·         William Blake – “London”

Ø  Skill focus

Verb use advanced

Clause types

·         Santosh Desai – The death penalty as a sign of the times ©

Ø  Skill focus

Rhetorical questions

 

Types of sentences

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:20
unit 2
 

·         John Donne – “Death, Be Not Proud”

Ø  Skill focus

Word use

Sentence structure

·         Monkey’s Paw – W W Jacobs

Ø  Skill focus

Direct speech

Reported speech

Para structures

·          Ruskin Bond – 'The Photograph' ©

Ø  Skill focus

Types of sentences

Cohesions

Para structure

Personal essay

·         Sylvia Plath-   ‘Surgeon at 2 AM’

Ø  Skill focus

Imagery use

 

Creative writing

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
unit 3
 

Visual Text: The Great Indian Railways

Ø  Skill focus

 

Reading and appreciating visual text

Text Books And Reference Books:

EXPLORING ENGLISH 1

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Additional material to be providedd by the respective teachers based on teacher manual

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1=20

CIA 2= 50 (20 MARKS ONLINE EXAM ON VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR AND 30 MARKS WRITTEN EXAM BASED ON SYLLABUS)

CIA 3=20

ESE= 50

EST231 - BRITISH LITERATURE: LATE VICTORIAN TO THE PRESENT (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

This course will build on the previous course and continue the objectives of the previous course. The completion of this course should provide sufficientground to introduce literary theory in their fourth semester and postcolonial studies in the later semesters.

 

Course Objectives

 

  • To introduce  students to the socio-political, religious, cultural, and linguistic aspects of the UK through English literary texts
  • To help students understand texts as products of a historical, political and cultural processes
  • To enable students to identify different forms, genres and subgenres in literature
  • To sensitize students to human values through an exposure to socio-historical concerns of subjectivity, identity, community and nationhood.
  • To sharpen critical appreciation and analytical writing skills through an introduction to models of literary criticism

Learning Outcome

Awareness of the production, dissemination and reception of literary material in England across different eras and the contemporary debates and trends they stimulate and cognizance of classical forms, genres and styles of literature

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:30
Middle, Late Victorian Age and After
 

Darwin and the publication of Origin of Species, Victorian morality, utilitarianism, working class struggles, realism, naturalism, neorealism, Marxism 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:25
Early Twentieth Century
 

Modernism, The World Wars, The Boer war, Russian revolution, Surrealism, Cubism, Expressionism

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:20
Late Twentieth Century to the Present Day
 

British Beat Generation, Performance Poetry, Postmodernism, Diaspora, Multiculturalism, Hybridity

 

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Alfred Lord Tennyson: “Ulysses”

Robert Browning: “Porphyria’s Lover”

Gerald Manley Hopkins: “TheWindhover”

Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist

Bernard Shaw: Pygmalion

W B Yeats: “Easter 1916”

T.S. Eliot: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

James Joyce: “The Dead”

Katherine Mansfield: “A Cup of Tea”

 Harold Pinter: The Birthday Party

Adrien Mitchell: “The Question”

Ted Hughes: “Hawk Roosting”

Benjamin Zephaniah: “Dis Poetry”

Neil Gaiman: Coraline

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abrams, M.H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 8th Ed. New York: Wardworth, 2005. Print.

Corcoran, Neil. The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-CenturyEnglish Poetry. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print

Davis, Alex, and Lee M Jenkins. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print

Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter and Jon Stallworthy. Eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th Ed. New York: WW Norton, 1996. Print

Gupta, Ambika Sen. Selected College Poems. Rpt. Hyderabad: Orient Longman,1999. Print

The Cambridge Companion to Narrative. Cambridge: CUP, 2007.Print.

John, Eileen, and Dominic McIver Lopes. Philosophy of Literature: Contemporary and Classic Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Print

Kaplan, Fred, and Monod, Sylvere. Hard Times. New York: WW Norton, 2002. Print

Sampson, George. The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature, 3rd Ed. Cambridge: CUP, 2005. Print

 

 Ramarao, Vimala,. Ed. Explorations. Vol II. Bangalore: Prasaranga, Bangalore. Print

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I

 

1. A class test / presentation / exhibition/ performance based on the texts prescribed

 

CIA III

 

       1. A moodle test on the play / short stories/ age

 

These are a few suggested CIAs. However, during the course of teaching, there could be other suggestions, and CIAs could be slightly modified based on class dynamics and calibre of students.

 

Selected Texts chosen to be taught may be revised / used as extended reading which may be tested in CIA 1, 2 or 3.

 

Mid Semester Examination CIA II: 2 hrs

 

Section A: Short Notes – 5x3 marks= 15 (5 questions out of 7)

Section B: Essay Questions – 2x10 marks = 20 (2 questions out of 3)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 1x15 marks = 15 (1 question out of 2)

 

Total: 50 Marks

 

End Semester Examination Pattern

 

Section A: Short Notes – 10x3 marks = 30 (10 questions out of12)

Section B: Essay Questions – 4x10 marks = 40 (4 questions out of 6)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 2x15 marks = 30 (2 questions out of 4)

 

Total: 100 Marks

 

Notes:

 

  1. For all texts Norton Editions are to be treated as the official prescribed editions.
  2. For critical material The Cambridge Companion Series of CUP, Case Book Series of Macmillan and Palgrave, and Norton series of WW Norton are officially prescribed.

FRN221 - FRENCH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

French as second language for the UG program

Learning Outcome

Enhancement of linguistic competencies and sharpening of written and oral communicative skills. 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 5 Highlights
 

1.      Festivals and rituals in France

2.      Telephone conversations- Social network- Guide and Forum of Travel

3.      People magazines and the life of celebrities.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 6 Travel, Trips
 

1.      Montreal- the seasons, the weather

2.      Overseas France and the Reunion

3.      Brussels, European capital

 

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 7 It's my Choice
 

1.      National health nutrition program and the week of taste – the typical meal and food habits in France

2.      The great designers and the high fashion- Fashion and personal Image

3.      Online shopping – Gift occasions

 

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 8 Living in the city
 

1.      Big stores and Purchase of current consumption- The Means of payment

2.      The great chefs and the gastronomic guides - Restaurant critics

3.      Memories of a place of life- The neo- rural

 

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:8
Dossier 9 places of life
 

1.      The preferences of the French concerning their house

2.      The look for accommodation- Alternative and atypic housing

3.    Sharing accommodation

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Tales
 

1.      The fountain of the fairies- Raymond RICHELOT

2.      The gallery hunting- Simon LAMBERT

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      Thakker, Viral. Plaisir d’écrire. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt. Ltd., 2011

2.      French websites like Bonjour de France, Fluent U French, Learn French Lab, Point du FLE etc.

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.      Berthet, Annie, Catherine Hugot et al. Alter Ego + A1. Paris : Hachette, 2012

2.      Krishnan, Chitra. De Bouche à Oreille. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt Ltd., 2009

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

CIA 1 – Assignments / Letter writing / Film review

10%

 

CIA 2 –Mid Sem Exam

25%

 

CIA 3 – Quiz / Role Play / Theatre / Creative projects 

10%

 

Attendance

05%

 

End Sem Exam

 

50%

Total

50%

50%

HIN221 - HINDI (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The text book ”Samakaleen Kahaniyam is a story collection edited by Dr.Vanaja  Published by Rajpal and sons, New Delhi.  In this semester Film appreciation is also included along with Conversation Writing.

Learning Outcome

Students are exposed to the world of Hindi fiction particularly short stories. Film appreciation helps them to improve their writing and analytical skills and know more about the thematic and technical aspects of Cinema. Conversation writing will enhance their Oral,written as wellas the communication skills..

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:25
Samakaleen Kahaniyam