Solusi University
P.O. Solusi
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Admissions: admissions@solusi.ac.zw
General Info: info@solusi.ac.zw
Student Finance: sfo@solusi.ac.zw
+263 09 647 34
+263 09 885 457

Languages & Communication

Chairperson

Stella Muchemwa

M.Ed English Language & Literature, B.Ed English

Lecturers

  • Tendai Chikara – MA, PGDMSS, BA Hons
  • Sihle Nyathi – MA, BSc Hons
  • Nhlanhla Mpofu PhD, M.Ed, BA
  • Shamoli Baidya – MA, BLA 
  • John Mpofu – M.Ed, BA, Grad.C.E
  • Thembinkosi Sibanda –  M.Ed, B.Ed
  • Ruth Ncube – M.Ed, B.Ed
  • Farai Hokoma – M.Ed, B.Ed

MISSION
PHILOSOPHY
OBJECTIVES
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
PROGRAMME DURATIONS

Programmes Offered

Degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Arts – English & Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts – Honours in English Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts – Honours in Literature

Minors:

  • Minor – English
  • Minor – Communication

Certificate Programmes:

  • Certificate – English as a Foreign Language

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

CORE COURSES

COMM 336-Intercultural Communication (2 Credits)
ENGL 105-Modern Linguistics (3 Credits)
ENGL 107-Ideologies & Concepts of African Literature (3 Credits)
ENGL 108-Theories of Criticism (3 Credits)
ENGL 114-Practical Criticism (3 Credits)
ENGL 115-Creative Writing (3 Credits)
ENGL 211-Sociolinguistics (3 Credits)
ENGL 212-Theories of Criticism (3 Credits)
ENGL 214-African-American and Caribbean Literature (3 Credits)
ENGl 230-Phonetics and Phonology (3 Credits)
ENGL 235-English Literature (3 Credits)
ENGL 302-Gender Issues in Language & Literature (2 Credits)
ENGL 303-African Novel & Verse (3 Credits)
ENGL 303-Drama Theory & Practicum (3 Credits)
ENGL 305-Morphology & Syntax (3 Credits)
ENGL 310-Shakespeare (3 Credits)
ENGL 318-Literature of the Bible (3 Credits)
ENGL 325-Applied Linguistics (3 Credits)
ENGL 394-Research Methods (3 Credits)
JOUR 251-Journalism I (3 Credits)
JOUR 252-Journalism II (3 Credits)
JOUR 260-Public Relations (3 Credits)
JOUR 307-Mass Media & Society (3 Credits)
JOUR 330-Writing for Radio & Television (3 Credits)
ATWE 400-Attachment: Work Experience (3 Credits)

LINGUISTICS HONOURS COURSES

ENGL 401 - Phonological Theory (3 Credits)
ENGL 402 - Morphological Theory (3 Credits)
ENGL 403 - Syntax & Semantics Theory (3 Credits)
ENGL 404 - Advanced Sociolinguistics (3 Credits)
ENGL 454 - Pragmatics(3 Credits)
ENGL 495 - Dissertation (3 Credits)

LITERATURE HONOURS COURSES

ENGL 420 - World Literature (3 Credits)
ENGL 424 - Feminist Literature (3 Credits)
ENGL 436 - Literary Analysis (3 Credits)
ENGL 442 - Post-Colonial Literature (3 Credits)
ENGL 460 - Major English Writers (3 Credits)
ENGL 495 - Dissertation (3 Credits)

CERTIFICATE COURSES

ENGL 001 - Beginner English I (3 Credits)
ENGL 002 - Beginner English II (3 Credits)
ENGL 003 - Lower Intermediate English I (3 Credits)
ENGL 004 - Lower Intermediate English II (3 Credits)
ENGL 005 - Language Laboratory I (2 Credits)
ENGL 006 - Intermediate English I (3 Credits)
ENGL 007 - Intermediate English II (3 Credits)
ENGL 008 - Upper Intermediate English (3 Credits)
ENGL 009 - Advanced English (3 Credits)
ENGL 010 - Language Laboratory II (2 Credits)

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

Behaviour Development
Health and Physical Education
Mathematics
Languages Communication
Natural & Social Sciences
Computers
Ethics and Philosophy