The University Requirements

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

Cr.H.

English language,  Mathematics and  Use of  Computers

ENG

101

Composition and Modern English I

None

3

ENG

102

Composition and Modern English II

ENG101

3

MTH

100

College Algebra

None

3

CIT

100

Computer Concepts and Applications

None

3

GED

100

Islamic Studies

None

3

GED

110

UAE Society

None

3

GED

120

Communications Skills in Arabic

None

3

IEC

111

Innovation Creativity & Entrepreneurship

None

3

Social or behavioral Sciences requirement (3 credits)

GED

150

Critical Thinking

None

3

GED

160

Psychology in Everyday Life

None

3

GED

170

Ethics and the Modern World

None

3

GED

180

Human Behavior and Socialization

None

3

Natural or physical sciences requirement (3 credits)

GED

130

Introduction to GIS

None

3

GED

140

Conceptual Physics

None

3

Core Requirements:

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

Cr.H.

ENG

112

Reading Skills

ENG 101

3

ENG

114

English Grammar

ENG 102

3

ENG

202

Business Communication

ENG 102

3

ENG

205

Advanced English Writing Skills

ENG 102

3

ENG

210

Speech Communication

ENG 102

3

ENG

220

Literature in the Modern World 

ENG 102

3

ENG

225

Language and Linguistics

ENG 102

3

ENG

231

Syntax I

ENG 225 

3

ENG

232

Phonetics and Phonology

ENG 101, ENG112

3

ENG

233

Morphology and Lexical Studies

ENG 225

3

ENG

234

Discourse Analysis

ENG 114

3

ENG

325

Sociolinguistics

ENG 225

3

ENG

333

Error Analysis

ENG 114

3

ENG

335

Advanced English Vocabulary

ENG 102

3

ENG

434

Contrastive Linguistics

ENG 225

3

Total

45

Core Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

Cr.H.

ENG

310

Advanced English Grammar

ENG 114

3

ENG

330

History of the English Language

ENG 225

3

ENG

331

Syntax II

ENG 231

3

ENG

332

Linguistics II

ENG 225

3

ENG

401

Business and Legal Translation

ENG 340

3

ENG

420

Creative Writing

ENG  205

3

ENG

433

Computer-Assisted Language Learning

None

3

ENG

441

Translation of Literary Texts

ENG 340

3

ENG

443

Translation of Economic and Financial Texts

ENG 340

3

ENG

472

Consecutive Interpreting II

ENG 471

3

Total

15

 

Free Electives

12 credits Students must complete any four courses at the 100 level or above.

 

Proposed Course Sequence of Study

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Translation

Semester

Code

Subject Title

Prerequisite

Cr

Semester 1

(Level 1)

CIT

100

Computer Concepts and Applications

 

3

ENG

101

Composition and Modern English I

 

3

GED

100

Islamic Studies

 

3

GED

110

UAE Society

 

3

MTH

100

College Algebra

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 2

(Level 2)

ENG

102

Composition and Modern English II

ENG 101

3

ENG

112

Reading Skills

ENG 101

3

ENG

114

English Grammar

ENG 102

 

GED

120

Communications Skills in Arabic

 

3

 

 

Natural Science

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 3

(Level 3)

ENG

202

Business Communication

ENG 102

3

ENG

205

Advanced English Writing Skills

ENG 102

3

ENG

210

Speech Communication

ENG 102

3

ENG

220

Literature in the Modern World

ENG 102

3

ENG

225

Language and Linguistics

ENG 102

3

 

 

Social or behavioral  Sciences  (1)

 

3

 

 

 

 

18

Semester 4

(Level 4)

ENG

231

Syntax I

ENG 225

3

ENG

232

Phonetics and Phonology

ENG 102, ENG112

3

ENG

233

Morphology & Lexical Studies

ENG 225

3

ENG

234

Discourse Analysis

ENG 114

3

 

 

Free Elective (1)

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 5

(Level 5)

ENG

325

Sociolinguistics 

ENG 225

3

ENG

335

Advanced English Vocabulary

ENG 102

3

ENG

340

English-Arabic Translation

ENG 102,GED120

3

ENG

333

Error Analysis

ENG 114

3

ENG

 

Major Elective (1)

 

3

 IEC

111

 Innovation Creativity & Entrepreneurship

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 6

(Level 6)

ENG

341

Arabic- English Translation

ENG 102,GED120

3

ENG

342

Translation Theory and Practice

ENG 340

3

ENG

344

Introduction to Consecutive Interpreting

ENG 102,GED120

3

ENG

 

Major Elective (2)

 

3

 

 

Social or behavioral  Sciences  (1)

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 7

(Level 7)

ENG

434

Contrastive Linguistics

ENG 225

3

ENG

471

Consecutive Interpreting I

ENG 344

3

ENG

490

Practicum/Training/Internship

 

3

 

 

Major Elective (3)

 

3

 

 

Free Elective (2)

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Semester 8

(Level 8)

ENG

442

Multimedia Translation

ENG 340

3

 

 

Major Elective (4)

 

3

 

 

Major Elective (5)

 

3

 

 

Free Elective (3)

 

3

 

 

Free Elective (4)

 

3

 

 

 

 

15

Total

123