Curriculum for students beginning their studies in or after 2019/2020

Last updated on 26 May 2020

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 Introduction to Literary Studies I
3
ENGL1003 Introduction to The study of Language
3
ENGL1001 Introduction to Literary Studies II
3
ENGL1002 Describing the Sounds of English
3
CPED1000 Residential College Experiential Learning
1
CPED1001 Physical Education I
0.5
CPED1002 Physical Education II
0.5
EELC1001 Language & Skills – Interactive English I or Free Elective
3
EELC1002 Language & Skills – Interactive English II or Free Elective
3
CHLL1001 / PORT1000 Language & Skills – Chinese or Portuguese Language or Free Elective
3
CISC1000 Language & Skills – Information Technology Fundamentals and Practices
3
3 General Education Courses*
9
Total Credits
35

*Community & Peer Education courses

Year 2

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL2000 Survey of English Literature I
3
ENGL2002 Introduction to English Grammar
3
ENGL2001 Survey of English Literature II
3
ENGL2003 Language and Society
3
CPED1003 Communication Skills and Leadership
1
EELC1003 Languages & Skills – Academic English or Free Elective
3
4 General Education Courses*
12
2 Free Elective Courses
6
Total Credits
34

Year 3

Course Code Course Title
Credits
ENGL3001 20th Century and Contemporary Literature in English I
3
ENGL3002 Analyzing Spoken Discourse
3
ENGL3003 20th Century and Contemporary Literature in English II
3
ENGL3000 Language and Meaning
3
1 General Education Courses*
3
2 English Major Required Elective Courses***
6
1 Free Elective Course
3
Total Credits
24

Year 4

1 Research and Internship Elective Course
3
7 English Major Required Elective Courses***
21
1 Free Elective Courses
3
Total Credits
27

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.um.edu.mo/current-students/curriculum-model/ug-curriculum-model/general-education/2017-2018/framework/

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 Bilingualism
ENGL3005 Bilingualism and Discourse
ENGL3006 The Discourses of the News
ENGL3007 Linguistics and Literature
ENGL3008 Language and Cognition
ENGL3009 Syntax
ENGL3010 Syntactic Theory
ENGL3011 Language Acquisition
ENGL3012 Language and Gender
ENGL3013 Principles of Language Change
ENGL3014 World Englishes
ENGL3015 Advanced English Phonology
ENGL3016 Advanced English Structure
ENGL3017 Language In Interaction
ENGL3018 Morphology
ENGL3019 Corpus Linguistics and The English Language
ENGL3020 Narrative, Discourse and Identity
ENGL3021 Children’s Literature
ENGL3022 Victorian Literature
ENGL3023 Romanticism
ENGL3024 Drama and Theatre
ENGL3025 Modern Drama
ENGL3026 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
ENGL3027 Twentieth-Century American Literature
ENGL3028 Gender and Literature
ENGL3029 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENGL3030 Shakespeare
ENGL3031 Creative Writing I
ENGL3032 Creative Writing II
ENGL3033 The English Renaissance
ENGL3034 Postcolonial Writing
ENGL3035 World Literatures in English
ENGL3036 Life Narratives
ENGL3037 Poetry and Poetics
ENGL3038 Major Authors
ENGL3039 Special Topics in Literature I
ENGL3040 Special Topics in Literature II
ENGL3041 Special Topics in Linguistics I
ENGL3042 Special Topics in Linguistics II

Research and Internship Elective Courses:

Course Code Course Title
ENGL4000 Research Report (upon request)
ENGL4001 Graduation Project