Programme Code: 050201   Duration4 years
Educational Objectives:
The programme aims at training students to meet the social needs to the greatest extent. Graduates are able to find jobs in various social sections including education, research, foreign communication, foreign trade and information business. Also, equipped with excellent English skills, graduates are easily to be found working in areas such as teaching, translation and interpretation, business communication and management.
Objective 1: [Foundation Knowledge] Training students to acquire a good mastery of background knowledge and language skills of English, equipping them with basic knowledge in other disciplines, preparing them for future application of the skills and knowledge into social practice and academic research.
Objective 2: [Problem-Solving Ability] Equipping students with the ability to creatively solve the problems encountered in social practice and academic research with the language skills and knowledge they acquired.
Objective 3: [Global Vision] Training students to acquire global vision and cross-cultural communication skills, encouraging them to execute their duties actively in global settings.
Objective 4: [Social Adaptability] Equipping students with strong social adaptability, enabling them to work as competent teachers, researchers, translators, negotiators and administrators in inter-disciplinary sectors such as education, scientific research, foreign affairs, economy, trade, and information industry, etc.
Programme Features:
Providing students with directional guidance in academic study as well as the chances of self-directed learning, the specialty can promote a comprehensive and personal development for students and equip them with solid grounding of the discipline as well as wide scope of knowledge, global vision, strong adaptability and creativity, and enable them to work in sectors like education, scientific research, foreign affairs, economy, trade, and information industry, etc.
Educational Requirement:
The objective system of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, ability and quality that students are supposed to gain.
Knowledge Structure
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of a certain professional area;
A6 Knowledge of specialized technique;
A7 Management knowledge;
A8 Cross-cultural, international knowledge.
Ability Requirements
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with different types of  people;
B5 Preliminary aesthetic ability on the literary and artistic work;
B6 At least one foreign language proficiency;
B7 The capacity for lifelong learning
B8 Organizational and management capacity;
B9 Innovation consciousness and ability;
B10 Analytical writing skills.
Quality Requirements
C1 Ambitious, strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, the truth, the rejuvenation of nation, as well as the benefit of human race;
C2 Diligent, pragmatic, down to earth, hard working, excellence striving;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-minded—with good physical and mental quality, as well as the tolerant mentality of multicultural and broad international perspective;
C4 Quick thinking, innovative awareness——diligent in thinking, good at research, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5Noble values—with the correct legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong initiative, responsible and cooperative awareness.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Arts
Main Courses:
Intensive Reading, Advanced English, English Listening, Extensive Reading, English Speaking, English Grammar, English Writing, Translation:Theory and Practice, Interpreting, Selected Readings of British Literature, Selected Readings of American Literature
Featured Courses:
Research Course: English-Chinese Contrastive Studies
Seminar: Language and Culture
Practical Course Series: The Translation of English for Science and Technology, Business English Translation, Business English Writing, Business English Reading,、Computer-Aided Translation, English for Computer Science, Conference Interpreting
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