New Curriculum – Alsun

Department of Alsun

New Curriculum

The Faculty of Al-Alsun offers a four- year program (8 semesters) leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in English.
Total Credit Hours = 131 credit hours equivalent to 40 courses

  • University Requirements = 18 credit hours equivalent to 6 courses.

    1. 12 credit hours equivalent to 4 required courses

    2. 6 credit hours equivalent to 2 elective courses



  • Faculty Requirements courses = 18 credit hours equivalent to 6 courses

    1. 6 credit hours equivalent to 2 required courses

    2. 3 credit hours equivalent to 1 elective course


    3. 9 credit hours equivalent to 3 Second Language courses

  • Department Requirements = 11 credit hours equivalent to 3 courses

  • Major Requirements = 69 credit hours equivalent to 20 courses (15 required courses & 5 elective courses)

    1. Nineteen Credit Hours of Language and Linguistics courses (6 courses)

    2. Eighteen Credit Hours of Literature courses (6 courses)

    3. Twenty- seven Credit Hours of Translation courses (7 courses)

    4. Five Credit Hours of ENG450 Graduation Project (1 course)

  • Minor = 15 credit hours equivalent to 5 courses 

 

I-University Requirements

The core curriculum lays a foundation of general education in the social sciences and humanities, and requires that all undergraduate students study the following courses:

  1. 12 credit hours equivalent to 4  required courses

    Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
    1 ENG 100 English for Academic Purposes - 3
    2 ENG 101 Freshman English I ENG 100 3
    3 ENG 102 Freshman English II ENG 101 3
    4 SOC 204 Computer Applications for Social Sciences - 3



  2. Students also select 2 of the following University Requirements Courses:
    6 credit hours equivalent to 2 elective courses

    Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
    1 ARS101 Modern Arabic literature - 3
    2 ARB105 Arabic  Composition & Style I - 3
    3 ART101 Introduction to Applied Arts - 3
    4 COM200 Desktop Publishing - 3
    5 DPH101 Introduction to Digital Photography - 3
    6 ENG300 Writing in the Disciplines - 3
    7 GEO101 Principles of Political Geography - 3
    8 HIS101 History of Ancient Egypt - 3
    9 HIS102 History of Islamic Egypt - 3
    10 HIS106 Modern History of Egypt - 3
    11 HOA101 History of Arts - 3
    12 MUS103 Introduction to Music - 3
    13 NUT101 Principles of Nutrition - 3
    14 PSY104 Social Psychology - 3
    15 SOC102 Environmental Awareness - 3
    16 SOC103 Principles of Sociology - 3
    17 THT101 Introduction to Theatre - 3


N.B.
If a student is directly placed into Freshman I (ENG101), then the English for Academic Purposes (ENG 100) course will be replaced by one of the University Requirements courses.

 

II- Faculty Requirements in Humanities & Social Sciences:

  The Faculty requirements include 18 credit hours equivalent to 6 courses
Faculty Required Courses: 6 credit hours equivalent to 2 required courses

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ARB100 Arabic Language for Translation & Media - 3
2 REM200 Introduction to Research Methods - 3

 

  • Faculty Elective Courses: 3 credit hours equivalent to 1 elective course
    Students should also select 1 of the following Faculty electives:
     
Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ARB205 Arabic  Composition & Style II - 3
2 COM212 Translation for Media Use ARB100 3
3 ETH101 Professional Ethics - 3
4 POL200 Introduction to Political Science & International Relations - 3
5 SER200 Seminar in Current Affairs - 3

 

Second Language Requirements:

9 credit hours equivalent to 3 courses

III- Department Requirements

11 credit hours equivalent to 3 courses

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG110 Introduction to Literature - 4
2 ENG119 Phonetics in Practice - 3
3 ENG313 Research Seminar - 4

IV- Major Requirements

69 credit hours equivalent to 20 courses (15 courses required & 5 elective courses) 

  • Nineteen Credit Hours of Language and Linguistics courses (6 courses)

  • Eighteen Credit Hours of Literature courses (6 courses)

  • Twenty- Seven Credit Hours of Translation courses (7 courses)

  • Five Credit Hours of ENG450 Graduation Project (1 course)

1. Language and Linguistics Courses:

Required Courses in Language and Linguistics:

13 credit hours equivalent to 4 courses

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG220 Morphology & Syntax - 4
2 ENG221 Sociolinguistics - 3
3 ENG350 Introduction to Discourse Analysis - 3
4 ENG425 Introduction to Semantics - 3



Elective Courses in Language and Linguistics:
Students should also select 2 of the following department electives:
6 credit hours equivalent to 2 courses.

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG351 Language Transfer and Contrastive Analysis - 3
2 ENG352 Multimodal Discourse Analysis - 3
3 ENG426 Corpus Linguistics - 3
4 ENG427 Topics in Linguistics - 3

2. Literature Courses:

Required Courses in Literature:

12 credit hours equivalent to 4 required courses
 

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG111 English Literature in the 16th & 17th Centuries - 3
2 ENG201   English Literature in the 18th & 19th Centuries - 3
3 ENG300 Modern  Literature - 3
4 ENG400 Post-Modern Literature - 3



Elective Courses in Literature:

Students should also select 2 of the following department electives:
6 credit hours equivalent to 2 courses

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG301 Shakespearean Studies - 3
2 ENG302 Topics in English Literature - 3
3 ENG401 World Literature - 3
4 ENG402 Approaches of Literary Criticism - 3

 

3. Translation Courses:

Required Courses in Translation:

24 credit hours equivalent to 6 courses 

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG130 Translation Into Arabic I - 4
2 ENG131 Translation into English I - 4
3 ENG230 Translation Into Arabic II - 4
4 ENG231 Translation into English II - 4
5 ENG330 Translation for Media Use (Subtitling) I - 4
6 ENG331 Translation for Media Use (Dubbing) II - 4


Elective Courses in Translation:
Students should also select 1 of the following department electives:
3 credit hours equivalent to 1 course

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG430 Introduction to Conference Interpretation - 3
2 ENG431 Translation & Culture - 3
3 ENG443 Technical Translation (Localization) - 3
4 ENG436 Translation for Media Use (Advanced) - 3

 

  • Graduation Courses:

    5 credit hours equivalent to 1 course
     
Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG450 Graduation Project - 5

Minor for Al-Alsun students:

  • Minor Requirements courses (Total =5 Courses)

    1-Minor in Translation

    15 credit hours equivalent to 5 courses.

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG332 Literary Translation - 3
2 ENG333 Translation of Documents - 3
3 ENG437 Advanced Conference Interpretation - 3
4 ENG438 Journalistic Translation - 3
5 ENG439 Advanced Journalistic Translation - 3


2-Minor in TEFL
(Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
15 credit hours equivalent to 5 courses

Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG360 Psycholinguistics - 3
2 ENG361 Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language I (Reading & Writing) - 3
3 ENG362 Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language II (Listening & Speaking) - 3
4 ENG441 Testing & Evaluation - 3
5 ENG442 Technology-Based Methods of Teaching - 3


1-Minor in Literature

15 credit hours equivalent to 5 courses.


Serial No. Course Code Course Name Pre-requisite Credit Hrs.
1 ENG303 The Art of Drama - 3
2 ENG304 The Art of Poetry - 3
3 ENG305 The Art of Fiction - 3
4 ENG403 Literary Adaptations - 3
5 ENG404 Literature and Visual Arts - 3
6 ENG405 Comparative Literature - 3