Programs

 

Diploma

 

Certificate

 

 

 

Overview:

This program is aimed at enhancing the knowledge of the student where the student is familiar with different genres of Telugu literature. The Program envisages enriching the knowledge of the student in 6 parallel streams of literature.

  1. Prabhanda literature (romantic classical literature)
  2. Aesthetics the Rasa Theory
  3. Telugu Novel
  4. Folk Literature
  5. Lyrical Poetry and
  6. Classical Prose

The Program endeavors to inculcate an understanding of aesthetics and its various forms which further enhances the students love for literature.

Duration: One year (spread over 2 semesters)
Required Units: 15 credit units
Required Courses: Total of 5 courses (4 core mandatory and 1 elective)

Admission Prerequisites:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Certificate in Telugu from UofSA, or
  • A score of 75% or above in the Assessment Examination for Diploma Course conducted by UofSA.

Core Courses for Diploma program:

DTL 301: Introduction to Prabandham – 3 Texts – 3 credit units.

DTL 302: Introduction to Aesthetics – Rasalankaras – 3 credit units

DTL 303: Introduction to Telugu Novel – 3 Novels – 3 credit units

DTL 304: Introduction to Folk Literature – 3 credit units

Electives:

DTL 401: Padakavitha – 3 credit units

DTL 402: Classical Prose Literature – 3 credit units

Evaluation:

A student enrolled in the diploma program is evaluated using the following methods/metrics:

Final exam at the end of each course

Mid Term exam at the mid point of the course

Students have to complete the mid term in each course before taking the final exam

Assignments: Students have to complete assignments in each course before taking the course exam

Quizzes: Students have to complete quizzes in each course before taking the course exam

Students will be awarded a Diploma in Telugu on the successful completion of all the required courses, with an overall combined GPA of 2.0, based on the evaluation weightages across the various methods/metrics.

Tuition Fees:

$5,400 to complete all the 15 credit units in the Diploma program.

Course Outline:

Courses:

Course Code Course Name Credit Units
DTL 301 Introduction to Prabandham – 3 Texts 3 Units
DTL 302 Introduction to Aesthetics – Rasalankaras 3 Units
DTL 303 Introduction to Telugu Novel – 3 Novels 3 Units
DTL 304 Introduction to Folk Literature 3 Units

Electives:

Course Code Course Name Credit Units
DTL 401 Padakavitha 3 Units
DTL 402 Classical Prose Literature 3 Units

 

 

Overview:

Certificate Program is designed to familiarize students with various aspects of Telugu literature, i.e. Prose, Poetry, Grammar, Prosody and different genres of poetry. The Program helps students understand the evolution of Telugu literature from the time of Trinity to modern era. The Program establishes firm footing in elements of prosody and poetics

Duration: 2 semesters
Required Units: 9 credit units
Required Courses: Total of 3 courses (2 core mandatory and 1 elective).

Admission Prerequisites:

A high school diploma or GED is required

A score of 75% or above in the Assessment Examination for Certificate Course conducted by UofSA.

Core Courses:

CTL 101: Introduction to Classical Poetry, Prosody and Grammar – 3 credit units.

CTL 102: Introduction to Kavyas – Selections from 3 Texts – 3 credit units

Elective courses:

CTL 201: Introduction to Satakam – 3 credit units

CTL 202: Modern Telugu Poetry – 3 credit units

EVALUATION:

A student enrolled in the Certificate program is evaluated using the following methods/metrics:

Written Exam at the end of each course

Assignments: Students have to complete 2 assignments in each course before taking the course exam

Quizzes: Students have to complete 2 quizzes in each course before taking the course exam

Students will be awarded a Certificate in Telugu on the successful completion of all the required courses, with an overall combined GPA of 2.0, based on the evaluation weightages across the various methods/metrics.

TUITION FEES:

$2,700 to complete all the 9 credit units in the Certificate program.

Course Outline:

Core Subject:

Course Code Course Name Credits Units
CTL 101 Introduction to Classical Poetry, Prosody and Grammar 3 Units
CTL 102 Introduction to Kavyas – Selections from 3 Texts 3 Units

Electives:

Course Code Course Name Credit Units
CTL 201 Introduction to Satakam 3 Units
CTL 202 Modern Telugu Poetry 3 Units