VERITAS UNIVERSITY ABUJA

English and Literary Studies

 

Program Curriculum

English and Literary Studies

YEAR I (100 LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English I 2
2 GES 1021 History and Philosophy of Science 2
3 GES 1031 Nigeria Peoples and Culture 2
4 GES 1041 Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT 2
5 LAW 1111 Nigerian Legal System 1 2
6 HUM 1111 Introduction to Humanities 2
7 ELS 1211 English Grammar 2
8 ELS 1311 Introduction to Language 2
9 ELS 1411 Introduction to Prose Fiction 2
10 ELS 1431 Drama and Theatre 2
                          TOTAL 20

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English II 2
2 GES 1022 Logic, Philosophy & Human Existence 2
3 GES 1032 Communication in French 2
4 GES 1042 Community Service 1
5 THG 1722 Introduction to Church History 2
6 LAW 1122 Nigerian Legal System 11                                                                                             2
7 ELS 1112 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology 2
8 ELS 1222 Introduction to Language Arts 2
9 ELS 1512 Nigerian Literature 2
10 ELS 1422 Oral Literature 2
                          TOTAL 19

YEAR 2 (200-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 2011 Peace and Conflict resolution 2
2 GES 2021 Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Theory & practice) 2
3 THG 2711 Spiritual Theology & Catechesis 2
4 FRE 2211 French Oral Communication Skills 3
5 ELS 2121 Spoken English (Speech Work) 2
6 ELS 2231 Advanced English Composition 2
7 ELS 2321 History of the English Language 2
8 ELS 2441 African Drama 2
9 ELS 2451 African Novel 2
10 ELS 2521 History of English Literature 2
                          Total       

21

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 EDC 2012 Business Creation & Growth 2
9 THG 2722 Social Teachings of the Church 2
9 FRE 2212 French Written Communication Skills 3
4 ELS 2242 Introduction to Morphology and Syntax 2
5 ELS 2332 Varieties of English 2
6 ELS 2472 Creative Writing 1 2
7 ELS 2462 African Poetry 2
8 ELS 2532 Critical Theory and Practical Criticism 1 2
9 ELS 2612 English Language Methodology 2
10 ELS 2622 Literature Methodology 2
    Total 21

 

YEAR 3 (300-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 THG 3341 Social Teaching of Church  2
2 ELS 3341 Semantics of English 3
3 ELS 3351 Sociolinguistics 3
4 ELS 3361 Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics 3
5 ELS 3481 Creative Writing 11 3
6 ELS 3491 African Women Writers 3
7 ELS 3541 Survey of American Literature 3
    Total 23

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 THG 3532 Spiritual Theology 2
2 ELS 3252 Advanced English Grammar and Composition 3
3 ELS 3372 Applied English Linguistics 3
4 ELS 3382 The English Language in Nigeria 3
5 ELS 3392 Language Learning and Testing 3
6 ELS 3412 Selected Nigerian Writers 3
7 ELS 3552 European Literature 3
8 ELS 3632 Research Methods and Presentation Skills     3
    Total 23

YEAR 4 (400-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 ELS 4261 New Trends in English Syntax 3
2 ELS 4311 English for Specific Purposes 3
3 ELS 4341 Teaching English as a Second Language 3
4 ELS 4421 Children’s Literature 3
5 ELS 4441 Film Studies    3
6 ELS 4561 Critical Theory and Practical Criticism 11 3
  Elective (Any one of the following)  
7 ELS 4581 Special Author 3
8 ELS 4581 Studies in Fiction and Drama 3
    Total 21

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 ELS 4332 Language and National Development 3
2  ELS 4352 Stylistics 3
3 ELS 4572 Caribbean Literature 3
4 ELS 4432 The Short Story 3
5 ELS 4642 Seminar 1
6 ELS 4652 Research Project/Long Essay  6
    Total 19