College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies

College of Science and Theoretical Studies

Introduction to Bachelor Program

Upon successful completion of the first common year, the student must have a score of (65) in the Step test to enter the English language department. After joining the English Department, the student spends three years in the department studying linguistics and translation courses. In addition to a number of general obligatory courses in Islamic and Arabic studies. Eventually, the students gains 127 credit by the end of the fourth year and graduates.

Study Duration​

12 academic trimesters (three trimesters in the common year and 9 trimesters in the Department).

 

 

Program Objectives

Top priority of English and Translation Department:

Prepare students in a linguistic and providing them with intensive knowledge.

Increase their linguistic competence knowledge.

Increase their English-language cultural information that establishes a ground to create bridges of knowledge communication with English-speaking peoples around the world

Graduate students with outstanding translation capabilities both written and interpretation.

Program Outcomes

To equip students with highly specialized English and Arabic translation and interpretation skills.

To enable prospective students to develop a reflective approach to translation and interpretation as well as an awareness of a range of translation strategies and techniques.

To ensure holders of bachelor's degrees have a high level of competence in translating various types of texts into English or Arabic in various contexts.

To equip students with sufficient linguistics-related knowledge in both Arabic and English, refine their skills in both languages, and assist them in applying this knowledge to the tasks of translation and interpretation.

To prepare students to perform competently in translating and interpreting in multiple arenas.

To train and expose students to relevant technological advances in the fields of translation and interpretation.

Employment Opportunities for Graduates

Graduates of the Bachelor of English Language and Translation Program will have the advanced translation and interpretation training necessary to work in many areas, including:

The media

The military and security industries

Law

Diplomacy

Business and commerce

Health

Tourism and the airline industry

Publishing

University Requirements
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
001 ENG English Skills I & II 16
001 CS Computer Skills 3
CI 001 Academic Skills 2
MATH 001 Introduction to Mathematics 3
COMM 001 Communication Skills 2
ISLM 101 Introduction to Islamic Culture I 2 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
ISLAM 102 Introduction to Islamic Culture II 2
ISLM 103 Introduction to Islamic Culture III 2 ISLM101
ISLM 104 Introduction to Islamic Culture IV 2 ISLM102
Total 34
Department Requirements
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 201 English Grammar I 3 First Common year
ENG 202 Reading and Vocabulary Development 3 First Common year
ENG 210 Academic Writing I 3 First Common year
ENG 220 Listening & Speaking I 3 First Common year
ARB 211 Arabic Composition I 3 First Common year
ENG 230 Advanced Reading Comprehension 3 ENG 202
ENG 231 Listening & Speaking II 3 ENG 220
ENG 240 English Grammar II 3 ENG 201
ENG 250 Academic Writing II 3 ENG 210
ARB 260 Applied Syntax and Morphology (Arabic) 3 None
ENG 301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 ENG 250, ENG 240, ENG 230
ENG 310 Lexicography 3 ENG 250, ENG 240, ENG 230
ENG 320 Comparative Constructions 3 ARAB 260, ENG 250, ENG 240
TRA 330 Introduction to Translation 3 ENG 250, ENG 240, ENG 230
ENG 340 English Language Cultural Studies 3 ENG 231, ENG 250, ENG 230
ENG 350 Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics 3 ENG 301
ENG 360 Discourse Analysis and Text-linguistics 3 ENG 301
ARB 221 Arabic Composition II 3 ARAB 211
TRA 370 Legal & Business Translation 3 TRA 330
ENG 380 Stylistics 3 ENG 301
ENG 401 Introduction to Syntax and Morphology 3 ENG 301
TRA 410 Consecutive and Bilateral Interpreting 3 TRA 330
TRA 420 Principles and Practices of Computer Assisted Translation 3 TRA 330
TRA 430 Summary and Sight Translation 3 TRA 330
TRA 440 Technical and Scientific Translation 3 TRA 330
TRA 450 Research Methodology 3 ENG 301, TRA 330
TRA 460 Simultaneous Interpreting 3 TRA 330, TRA 410
TRA 470 Issues and Problems in Translation Studies 3 TRA 420, TRA 440, TRA 430
TRA 480 Media Translation 3 TRA 330, ENG 340
TRA 490 Conference Interpreting 3 TRA 330, TRA 410
TRA 499 Translation Project 3 ARAB 221, ENG 310, TRA 420, TRA 450
Total 93
Year 1 : First trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 001 English Skills 1 8 None
CS 001 Computer Essentials 3 None
CI 001 Academic Skills 2
Total 13
Year 1 : Second trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 001 English Skills 2 4 None
MATH 001 Fundamentals of Mathematics 3
COMM 001 Communication Skills 2 None
Total 9
Year 1 : Third trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 001 English Skills 1 4 None
Total 4
Year 2 : First trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 201 Grammar I 3 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
ENG 202 Reading and Vocabulary Development 3 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
ENG 210 Writing 1 3 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
ISLM 101 Introduction to Islamic Culture I 2 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
Total 11
Year 2 : Second trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 220 Listening & Speaking I 3 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
ENG 240 English Grammar II 3 ENG201
ENG 250 Academic Writing II 3 ENG210
ARB 211 Arabic Composition 1 3 ENG 001,CS 001,COMM 001,ENG 001,MATH 001,AS 001(1st common year)
Total 12
Year 2 : Third trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 231 Listening & Speaking II 3 ENG220
ENG 230 Advanced Reading Comprehension 3 ENG202
ISLAM 102 Introduction to Islamic Culture II 2 None
ARB 260 Applied Syntax and Morphology (Arabic) 3 None
Total 11
Year 3 : First trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 ENG230,ENG240,ENG250
ENG 310 Lexicography 3 ENG230,ENG240,ENG250
ENG 340 English Language Cultural Studies 3 ENG230,ENG231,ENG250
ISLM 103 Introduction to Islamic Culture III 3 ISLM101
Total 12
Year 3 : Second trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
TRA 330 Introduction to Translation 3 ENG230,ENG240,ENG250
ENG 380 Stylistics 3 ENG301
ENG 320 Comparative Constructions 3 ARB260,ENG240,ENG250
ISLM 104 Introduction to Islamic Culture IV 2 ISLM102
Total 11
Year 3 : Third trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 350 Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics 3 ENG301
ENG 360 Discourse Analysis and Text-linguistics 3 ENG301
TRA 370 Legal & Business Translation 3 TRA330
ARB 221 Arabic Composition II 3 ARB211
Total 12
Year 4 : First trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENG 401 Introduction to Syntax and Morphology 3 ENG301
TRA 410 Consecutive and Bilateral Interpreting 3 TRA330
TRA 420 Principles and Practice of Computer Assisted Translation 3 TRA330
TRA 430 Summary and Sight Translation 3 TRA330
Total 12
Year 4 : Second trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
TRA 440 Technical and Scientific Translation 3 TRA330
TRA 450 Research Methodology 3 ENG301,TRA330
TRA 460 Simultaneous Interpreting 3 TRA330,TRA410
TRA 480 Media Translation 3 ENG340,TRA330
Total 12
Year 4 : Third trimester
Course Code ​ Course Name​ Credit Hours Prerequisites
TRA 470 Issues and Problem in Translation Studies 3 TRA420,TRA430,TRA440
TRA 490 Conference Interpreting 3 TRA330,TRA410
TRA 499 Translation Project 3 ARB221,ENG310,TRA330,TRA420,TRA450
Total 9
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