Curriculum for students beginning their studies in or after 2017/2018

Last updated on 04 Apr 2019

Check list for study plan on semester basis

Students may check their individual study plan through https://isw.umac.mo/siweb

Guide to login Individual Study Plan

Year 1

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL1000 / ENGB110 Introduction to Literary Studies I
3
ENGL1003 / ENGB111 Introduction to The study of Language
3
ENGL1001 / ENGB120 Introduction to Literary Studies II
3
ENGL1002 / ENGB121 Describing the Sounds of English
3
Community & Peer Education courses:

CPED1000        Residential College Experiential Learning (1 credit)

CPED1001        Physical Education I (0.5 credit)

CPED1002        Physical Education II (0.5 credit)

2
Language & Skills – Interactive English I or Free Elective
3
Language & Skills – Interactive English II or Free Elective
3
Language & Skills – Chinese or Portuguese Language or Free Elective
3
Language & Skills – Information Technology Fundamentals and Practices or Free Elective 3
3 General Education Courses*
9
Total Credits
35

Year 2

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL2000 / ENGB210 Survey of English Literature I
3
ENGL2002 / ENGB211 Introduction to English Grammar
3
ENGL2001 / ENGB220 Survey of English Literature II
3
ENGL2003 / ENGB221 Language and Society
3
Community & Peer Education course:

CPED2000        Communication Skills and Leadership

1
Languages & Skills – Academic English or Free Elective
3
4 General Education Courses*
12
3 Free Elective Courses
9
Total Credits
37

Year 3

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL3001 / ENGB310 20th Century and Contemporary Literature in English I
3
ENGL3002 / ENGB311 Working with Spoken Discourse
3
ENGL3003 / ENGB320 20th Century and Contemporary Literature in English II
3
ENGL3000 / ENGB321 Language and Meaning
3
1 General Education Courses*
3
2 English Major Required Elective Courses***
6
3 Free Elective Courses
9
Total Credits
30

Year 4

1 Research and Internship Elective Course
3
7 English Major Required Elective Courses***
21
2 Free Elective Courses
6
Total Credits
30

General Education Courses:

There are four GE areas in total. Students are required to choose two courses in each of the GE areas, in which one of them is the compulsory GE course. In other words, students need to take four compulsory GE courses and four GE elective courses in total. For the four GE elective courses, they need to choose one course in each of the four areas. For details please refer to the Registry webpage: https://reg.umac.mo/current-students/ge/ge-at-um/

English Major Required Elective Courses:

***Please note that Translation minor (MI) courses are NOT counted into your RE credits.*** (You may click here to check the list of translation minor courses)

Course Code Course Title
ENGL3004 / ENGB330 Bilingualism
ENGL3005 / ENGB331 Bilingualism and Discourse
ENGL3006 / ENGB332 The Discourses of the News
ENGL3007 / ENGB333 Linguistics and Literature
ENGL3008 / ENGB334 Language and Cognition
ENGL3009 / ENGB335 Syntax
ENGL3010 / ENGB336 Syntactic Theory
ENGL3011 / ENGB337 Language Acquisition
ENGL3012 / ENGB338 Language and Gender
ENGL3013 / ENGB339 Principles of Language Change
ENGL3014 / ENGB340 World Englishes
ENGL3015 / ENGB341 Advanced English Phonology
ENGL3016 / ENGB342 Advanced English Structure
ENGL3017 / ENGB343 Language in Interaction
ENGL3018 / ENGB344 Morphology
ENGL3019 / ENGB345 Corpus Linguistics and the English Language
ENGL3020 / ENGB346 Narrative, Discourse and Identity
ENGL3021 / ENGB347 Children’s Literature
ENGL3022 / ENGB348 Victorian Literature
ENGL3023 / ENGB349 Romanticism
ENGL3024 / ENGB350 Drama and Theatre
ENGL3025 / ENGB351 Modern Drama
ENGL3026 / ENGB352 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
ENGL3027 / ENGB353 Twentieth-Century American Literature
ENGL3028 / ENGB354 Gender and Literature
ENGL3029 / ENGB355 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENGL3030 / ENGB356 Shakespeare
ENGL3031 / ENGB357 Creative Writing I
ENGL3032 / ENGB358 Creative Writing II
ENGL3033 / ENGB359 The English Renaissance
ENGL3034 / ENGB360 Postcolonial Writing
ENGL3035 / ENGB361 World Literatures in English
ENGL3036 / ENGB362 Life Narratives
ENGL3037 / ENGB363 Poetry and Poetics
ENGL3038 / ENGB364 Major Authors
ENGL3039 / ENGB365 Special Topics in Literature I
ENGL3040 / ENGB366 Special Topics in Literature II
ENGL3041 / ENGB367 Special Topics in Linguistics I
ENGL3042 / ENGB368 Special Topics in Linguistics II

Research and Internship Elective Courses:

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL4000 / ENGB430 Senior Thesis
3
ENGL4001 / ENGB431 Graduation Project
3