Nadar Mahajana Sangam

SERMATHAI VASAN COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

(Permanently affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University)

Department Profile

About Us

Department of English plays a pivotal role in developing communication skills among students. The department has dedicated well experienced and committed team of staff members, who aim at efficiently delivering a course in English. The undergraduate course specially aims to shape the interpretative and critical skills of the students. The syllabus provided by the Madurai Kamaraj University covers a wide range of texts, authors, movements literary trends, theories and schools of criticism. It encompasses a study of the history of English Literature. The syllabus overall covers and gives in depth a study on eminent authors, dramatists, poets and critics.

The English Department conducts compulsory Spoken English Course under the name “Flyover Transition Course”. The Department also conducts University Certified Diploma course in Communicative and Functional English which is compulsory to I year English Students and optional for other major students. Adding to these our department also conducts Short term Certificate courses and Aptitude Skill Development Course exclusively for English Department Students with the syllabus framed by the Department faculty. To make the students excel academically the department conducts remedial classes.

Vision

  • Envisioning the proficiency of the global language among the rural students and turning out the department as a centre for academic excellence.
  • Sensitize students to human values and human rights through literature.

Mission

  • To impart knowledge about worldwide literature.
  • To broaden the idea of various cultures.
  • To empower the Rural, First generation and Economically backward women.
  • To shape and sharpen up rural area student’s proficiency in Communication skills.
  • To hone the students by creating, adapting research culture in literature.

Goal

  • To impart competent proficiency in English.
  • To start a Centre for Postcolonial Studies.
  • To elevate the Department into a Research Department.

Department of English

 

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