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AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM is established under section 3 of UGC ACT 1956

The three-year undergraduate program of B. A. Communicative English is offered at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus.

Duration: Three Years - Six Semesters

Eligibility: 10+2 any stream with 50% marks

Course Structure

Semester 1
Communicative English
Language Paper 1
Advanced English Grammar
Language and Technology
Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction to Computing
Cultural Education I
Semester 2
Professional Communication
Language Paper II
Landmarks of English Literature
Translation: Theory and Practice
Business English/ English for Specific Purposes
Indian Writing in English
Cultural Education II
Semester 3
Communicative English (Advanced)
Technical English and Copy Editing
English in Informal Situations
Life Writing I
Orientation in Creative Writing
Life Skills-I
Amrita Values Programme I
Semester 4
Modern English Literature
Electronic Media and Content Writing
Introduction to Travel Writing
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Elective A*
Open Elective A
Life Skills-II
Amrita Values Programme II
Semester 5
Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism
Film Studies and Script Writing
Office Administration and HR Management
Spiritual Literature
Writing for the Media

(News Reports, Reviews- Art, Literature, Film; Sports Reports, Commentaries, Interviews, Reporting Cultural Events, etc.)
Elective B
Live-in-Labs#/ Open Elective B*
Life Skills III
Semester 6
Research Methodology for Literary Studies and Humanities
Introduction to Educational Technology and English Language Teaching
Theatre and Communication
Communication and Digital Media
Introduction to Cultural Studies
Life Writing II
Project /Internship/On-the-Job Training


Electives A and B
Creative Writing in English Teaching of English for Indian Students
Journalism and Mass Media Technical and Professional Writing
The above Electives in the existing syllabus overlap or clash with the courses/components of the core courses of the proposed Programme. Therefore the following list of Electives is suggested with a view to offer wider choice from professional/literary courses:
Public Relations: Theory and Practice American Literature
Advertising: Theory and Practice Canadian Literature
Basics of Psychology and Personality Development Women’s Writing in India
Introduction to Computational Linguistics Introduction to Latin American Literature
Science Communication Introduction to Comparative Literature
Foundations of Aesthetics: Indian and Western Selections from Bhasha Literatures in English Translation
Introduction to Women Studies Professional Ethics
* Two Open Elective courses are to be taken by each student, one each in the 4th and the 5th semesters, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.
# Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.
Electives (Common to all UG, Integrated Programs)
Advertising Green Marketing Literary Criticism and Theory Science, Society and Culture
Basic Statistics Healthcare and Technology Macro Economics Statistical Analysis
Creative Writing for Beginners History of English Literature Managing Failure Teamwork and Collaboration
Desktop Support and Services Indian Writing in English Media Management The Message of Bhagwad Gita
Development Journalism Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare Micro Economics Understanding Travel and Tourism
Emotional Intelligence Introduction to Ancient Indian Yogic and Vedic Wisdom Micro Finance, Small Group Management and Cooperatives Videography
Essence of Spiritual Literature Introduction to Computer Hardware New Literatures Vistas of English Literature
Film Theory Introduction to Event Management Non-Profit Organisation Web-Designing Techniques
Fundamentals of Network Administration Introduction to Media Personal Effectiveness Organic Farming
Gender Studies Introduction to Right to Information Act Perspectives in Astrophysics and Cosmology Basic Legal Awareness on Protection of Women & Rights
Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity Introduction to Translation Principles of Marketing  
Graphics and Web-designing Tools Linguistic Abilities Principles of Public Relations  
Amrita Values Program (Common to all UG, Integrated Programs) Language (Common to all UG, Integrated Programs)
Message from Amma’s Life for the Modern World Yoga and Meditation Hindi
Lessons from the Ramayana Kerala Mural Art and Painting Kannada
Lessons from the Mahabharata Course on Organic Farming and Sustainability Malayalam
Lessons from the Upanishads Benefits of Indian Medicinal Systems Sanskrit
Message of the Bhagavad Gita Temple Mural Arts in Kerala  
Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda Organic Farming in Practice
Life and Teachings of Spiritual Masters India Ayurveda for Lifestyle Modification
Insights into Indian Arts and Literature Life Style and Therapy using Yoga

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty. School Administration reserves the right to modify the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements. * One of the electives can be a Live-in-Labs project done over a period of two semesters.

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