The Swahili Section offers the following courses:

Year 1
Semester 1

Core Courses 
KL 111: Introduction to the Study of Language 
KL 112: History & Development of Kiswahili 
KT 111: Introduction to Kiswahili Literature 
KT 112: Oral Literature 


KL 121: Kiswahili Lexicology Grammar I 
KL 122: Language Skills 
KT 121: The Novel/Introduction 
KT 122: Poetry/Introduction 


Semester I

Core Courses 

KL 211/BED 111: Kiswahili Research Methods 
KL 212/BED 112: Kiswahili Phonology 
KT 211/BED 111: Literary Theory I 
KT 212/BED 112: Short Story 


KL 213/BED 113: Kiswahili Stylistics 
KL 214/BED 114: Semantics & Pragmatics 
KT 213/BED 113: Poetry II 
KT 214/BED 114: Drama I
KT 215/BED 115: The Essay 


Core Courses

KL 221/BED 121: Kiswahili Morphology
KL 222/BED 122: Kiswahili Teaching Methods
KT 221/BED 121: Literary Theory II
KT 222/BED 122: Novel II



KL 223/BED 123: Kiswahili Socio Linguistics
KL 224/BED 124: Standardization of Kiswahili
KT 223/BED 123: Kiswahili Literature Development in History
KT 224/BED 124: Kiswahili Literature for children
KT 225/BED 125:

Year III

Core Courses 
KL 311/BED 211: Kiswahili Grammar II (syntax) 
KL 312/BED 212: Advanced Proficiency in Kiswahili 
KT 311/BED 211: Creative Writing 1 
KT 312/BED 212: Kiswahili Drama II


KL 313/BED 213: Kiswahili Language and Gender 
KL 314/BED 214: Kiswahili for Specific Purposes 
KT 313/BED 213: Contemporary Kiswahili Literature 
KT 314/BED 214: Material Development and Evaluation 
KT 315/BED 215: Modern Critical Approaches 

Semester II
Core Courses

KL 321/BED 221: Language Analysis and the Art of Communication 
KL 322/BED 222: Kiswahili Translation Studies 
KT 321/BED 221: Kiswahili Comparative Literature 
KT 322/BED 222: Literature Teaching Methods 


KL 323/BED 223: Kiswahili Evaluation and Assessment 
KL 324/BED 224: Kiswahili and the Media 
KL 325/BED 225: Kiswahili Research Project 
KT 323/BED 223: Kiswahili Literary Devices 
KT 324/BED 224: Kiswahili Master pieces 
KT 325/BED 225: Creative Writing II