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Major Number:

425

Major Code:

050201

I. A Brief Introduction to English Major

The English Department can be traced back to the Foreign Languages Department of Wenhua College established over 90 years ago, boasting a time-honored history. In 1970, the Department of Foreign Languages was founded, and the year of 1985 saw the establishment of the English Department. At present, the department has a fairly complete discipline system and a strong faculty with 16 professors, 19 associate professors and 12 lecturers, among whom 27 have obtained their PhD degrees.

The English Language and Literature Major offered by the English Department is known as a Hubei Province-Level Brand Discipline, and Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics is listed as a CCNU-Level key discipline. Offering admission to approximately 150 students every year, the English Department presently undertakes free normal education undergraduates’ teaching, and starting from 2015, it also accepts non-free normal students. The English Education Major was approved by the Ministry of Education as one of the Special Majors of Higher Education. All the students of this major are employed upon graduation. Having nurtured a large number of excellent teachers for middle schools and universities in the previous decades, the English Education Major enjoys a prestigious reputation.

II. Educational Objectives

This major is designed to cultivate high-quality specialized talents equipped with theoretical knowledge about English language and literature, English language skills, English teaching methodology and pedagogical skills, strong learning and research capabilities, and innovative spirit and practical skills for English teaching in primary and middle schools.

III. Basic Requirements

Graduates of this major are expected to have the following knowledge and skills:

1. a good command of English phonetics, lexicology and grammar, and basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating); and ability to use English accurately, fluently and appropriately;

2. a sound knowledge of the society, politics, economy and culture of English-speaking countries;

3. strong expression and communication capabilities;

4. innovative spirit and capability for lifelong learning;

5. a profound knowledge of English linguistics, literature and English-Chinese translation;

6. a sure command of modern educational theories and teaching methodology, and strong educational organizing ability and fair educational research capability;

7. capability to do further study in linguistics and related disciplines.

IV. Key Courses

Comprehensive English, English Reading Skills, English Phonetics, Audio-Visual-Oral English, English Writing, English Grammar, Theory and Techniques of Translation, English Linguistics, English Literature, American Literature, English Teaching Methodology, English Teaching Techniques Training, Basic Psychology andPedagogical Foundation.

V. Length of Schooling and Degree

Length of Schooling: 4 years

Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature

VI. Distribution of Class Hours and Course Credits

Course Credits=Total Course Credits; Class Hours=In-class Class Hours

Type

Semester

Course Type

I1

I2

I3

II1

II2

II3

III1

III2

III3

IV1

IV2

Total

Percentage

Credit

General Education Course

Required

6

3

/

4

11

/

4

4

/

/

/

32

34.6

Core

/

/

4

/

/

2

/

/

2

/

/

8

Elective

1

1

/

1

/

/

1

1

/

/

/

5

Key Major Course

8

12.5

/

12

8

/

8

6

/

1

/

55.5

42.7

Individual Development Course

Normal Education

Teacher Education (Required)

/

/

/

3

3

/

2

4

/

/

/

12

12.3

Teacher Education (Elective)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

1

/

3

/

4

Major Course (Elective)

1.5

2

/

2

2

/

4

2

/

/

/

13.5

10.4

Non-Normal Education

Academic (Elective Major Course)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Interdisciplinary (Free Elective Course)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Vocational (Credits for Innovation &

Entrepreneurship)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Subtotal

16.5

18.5

4

22

24

2

19

18

2

4

/

130

100

Class Hours

General Education Course

Required

88

56

/

64

144

/

64

64

/

/

/

480

23.2

Core

/

/

64

/

/

32

/

/

32

/

/

128

6.2

Elective

16

16

/

16

/

/

16

16

/

/

/

80

3.9

Key Major Course

168

208

/

192

128

/

128

96

/

16

/

936

45.3

Individual Development Course

Normal Education

Teacher Education (Required)

/

/

/

30

30

/

24

80

/

/

/

164

7.9

Teacher Education (Elective)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

16

/

48

/

64

3.1

Major Course (Elective)

24

32

/

32

32

/

64

32

/

/

/

216

10.4

Non-Normal Education

Academic (Elective Major Course)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Interdisciplinary (Free Elective Course)

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Credits for Innovation &

Entrepreneurship

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

/

Subtotal

296

312

64

334

334

32

296

304

32

64

/

2068

100



















VII. List of Courses

Course Type

Course Number

Course Name

Semester

Credit

Class Hours Distribution

Hours per Week

Prerequisite

Assessment

Minor Course

Note

Lecture

Tutorial

Lab

General Education Course

Required


Ideology and Moral Cultivation and Law Foundation

I1

3

32


16

2






University Sports 1

I1

1

Students earn credits for University Sports Courses by joining the University’s sports clubs


Conspectus of Chinese Modern History

I2

2

24


8

3






University Sports 2

I2

1

Students earn credits for University Sports Courses by joining the University’s sports clubs.


Basic Principles Of Marxism

II1

3

32


16

2






University Sports 3

II1

1

Students earn credits for University Sports Courses by joining the University’s sports clubs.


Introduction to Mao Zedong Thoughts and China Characterized Socialism Theory System

II2

6

48


48

3






University Sports 4

II2

1

Students earn credits for University Sports Courses by joining the University’s sports clubs.

42500001

Japanese A

II2

4

48

16

/

4


1


42500002

German A

II2

4

48

16

/

4


1


42500003

French A

II2

4

48

16

/

4


1


42500004

Japanese B

III1

4

48

16

/

4

42500001

1


42500005

German B

III1

4

48

16

/

4

42500002

1


42500006

French B

III1

4

48

16

/

4

42500003

1


42500007

Japanese C

III2

4

48

16

/

4

42500004

1


42500008

German C

III2

4

48

16

/

4

42500005

1


42500009

French C

III2

4

48

16

/

4

42500006

1



Information Technology Capability

Students can choose to pass the University’s test on their ITC, or to obtain the National Computer Rank Examination Certificate, or to earn the credit for the course Computer Basics.


Freshmen Seminars

I1

2

24

/

8

2


3



Elective

General Education Core Courses

Module 1: Mathematics and Natural Sciences


2

Students are required to earn 8 credits for General Core Courses listed in the University General Education Core Courses Catalogue.

Module2: Philosophy and Social Sciences


4

Module3:Art and Humanities


2

Quality Cultivation Courses

Students are required to choose Quality Cultivation Courses such as Current Situation and Policy, Career Consultation, and Mental Health of College Students.

Major Foundational Course

42510002

English Phonetics

I1

1

8

/

16

2


2


42510003

English Reading Skills

I1

2

24

12

/

3


1

Yes

42510004

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 1A

I1

2

24

/

12

3


3


42510005

English Grammar

I2

2

32

/

/

2


1


Key Major Course

42510006

Greek and Roman Mythology

I2

2

20

12

/

2

42510003

1


42510007

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 1B

I2

2.5

32

/

16

3

42510004

3


42510008

English Writing A

I2

2

32

/

/

2


1


42510009

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 2A

II1

2

32

/

/

2

42510007

3


42510010

English Writing B

II1

2

32

/

/

2

42510008

1

Yes

42510028

Bible Stories

II1

2

20

12

/

2

42510003

1


42510011

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 2B

II2

2

32

/

/

2

42510009

3

Yes

42510015

Integrated English 1A

I1

3

48

/

/

4


1


42510026

Integrated English 1B

I2

4

64

/

/

4

42510015

1


42510017

Integrated English 2A

II1

4

64

/

/

4

42510016

1

Yes

42510018

Theories and Techniques of Translation A

II1

2

20

12

/

2

42510016

1

Yes

42510019

Integrated English 2B

II2

4

64

/

/

4

42510017

1

Yes

42510020

Theories and Techniques of Translation B

II2

2

20

12

/

2

42510018

1

Yes

Major Course (Required)

42510021

Advanced Integrated English A

III1

4

42

22

/

4

42510019

1


42510022

English Linguistics

III1

2

20

12

/

2

42510019

1

Yes

42510023

British Literature

III1

2

20

12

/

2

42510019

1

Yes

42510024

Advanced Integrated English B

III2

4

42

22

/

4

42510021

1


42510025

American Literature

III2

2

20

12

/

2

42510023

1

Yes

42510027

Writing Graduation Thesis for English Major

IV1

1

16

/

/

2

42510010

3


Individual Development Course

Teacher Education (Required)

36011001

Basic Psychology

II1

3

30

/

2

2


1



36012001

Pedagogical Foundation

II2

3

30

2

/

2


1



36013001

Application of Modern Education Technology

III1

2

24

/

32

6


1



42510012

English Teaching Techniques Training

III2

1

/

/

32

2


3



42510013

English Teaching Methodology

III2

2

24

8

/

2


1



42510014

Study and Application of Middle School English Textbooks

III2

1

10

6

/

1


3



Teacher Education (Elective)

42544022

Analysis of Middle School English Course*

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544023

English Competition Tutoring*

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544024

Foreign Languages Education Survey and Statistics*

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544025

Foreign Languages Teaching Activities Design*

III2

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544026

School-Based Curriculum Development

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544027

Moral Education and Class Management

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544028

Fundamentals of Educational Research

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544029

Educational Technology and Research Methods

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544035

Thoughts of Famous Chinese Educational Experts

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544036

Thoughts of Famous Foreign Educational Experts

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544037

Educational Policy and Administration

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544038

Teacher Academic Development

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544039

Family Education

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544040

Case Study of Classroom Teaching

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544041

Teacher Career Development and Psychological Health

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544042

School Psychological Counseling

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544043

Information Technology and Curriculum Integration

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544044

Introduction to Modern Distant Education

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544045

Case Study of Instructional System Design

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



42544046

Compulsory Education Laws and Case Study of School Disputes

IV1

1

10

6

/

1


3



Major Course (Elective)

42540001

Introduction to English Speaking Countries*

I1

1.5

16

8

/

2


3

Yes

42520011

American Popular Culture

I1

1.5

16

8

/

2


3


42540007

Skills of Reading English Aloud

I2

2

24

8

/

2


2

Yes

42540006

English Speech and Debate

I2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42541013

English Theatre and Performance

I2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42541002

History of British and American Literature*

II1

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42541014

Appreciation of English Movies and Classics*

II1

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42542003

English Lexicology*

II1

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42540005

Selected Readings in English Press

II1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42540008

Introduction to Chinese and Western Cultures

II1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42541009

Introduction to English Literature*

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

47710009

Comparison of English and Chinese and Translation*

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42540010

Reading Theories and Skills*

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42522002

Discourse Analysis*

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42540016

Appreciation of English Bestsellers

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42540020

Rhetoric and Writing

II2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42520001

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 3A*

III1

2

32

/

/

2

42510011

3

Yes

47710007

Basic Interpretation*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


2


42540017

Selected Readings in English Prose

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42542018

Language and Culture

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42522002

Testing Theory*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3



42522003

Stylistics*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42522004

Introduction to Pragmatics*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42522005

Social Linguistics*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42521007

Appreciation of Contemporary English Fiction

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3



42521008

Appreciation of English Drama

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42521009

Appreciation of English Poetry*

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


42521010

Introduction to Comparative Literature

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3



42523012

Style and Translation

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3


47710008

Translation of Practical Writings

III1

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

42520014

Audio-Visual-

Oral English 3B*

III2

2

32

/

/

2

42520001

3


42523015

Appreciation of Famous Translations

III2

2

24

8

/

2


3


42520016

Cross-Cultural Communication

III2

2

24

8

/

2


3


47723009

English Translation of Chinese Culture

III2

2

24

8

/

2


3

Yes

XIII. Practical Education

1. Lab work and/or educational practice

Students are required to earn 16 credits for educational practice. They earn 2 credits for Teaching Observation (scheduled in Semester III3), 8 credits for Teaching Practicum (scheduled in Semester IV1), and 6 credits for Graduation Thesis (scheduled in Semester IV2).

2. Community Education

Students are required to earn at least 4 credits for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, or comprehensive quality education. They can earn 1 credit for each of the items in the following list:

1.TEM 4 Certificate

2.TEM 8 Certificate

3.Teacher Qualification Certificate

4.National Computer Rank Examination Certificate

5.Certificate of China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters

6.Certificate of National Accreditation Examinations for Translators and Interpreters

7.Certificate of Shanghai Interpretation Accreditation

8.patent certificate

9.essay in key journals

10.prize from provincial or higher level competition

11.certificate of practical skills (driving licenses excluded)

12.business start-up

13.research projects sponsored by the University or government

IX. Explanations

1. The total required course credits for this major is 130, which includes 45 credits for General Education Courses, 55.5 for Key Major Courses, and 29.5 for Individual Development Courses [including 16 for Teacher Education Courses and 13.5 for Major Courses (Elective)].

2. Students are required to earn 8 credits for General Education Core Courses listed in the University General Education Core Courses Catalogue, 2 for courses in Module 1 (Mathematics and Natural Sciences), 4 for courses in Module 2 (Philosophy and Social Sciences) and 2 for courses in Module 3 (Arts and Humanities). They should not choose courses the same as or similar to those of this major.

3. Students are required to earn 16 credits for Teacher Education Courses. Among them, 9 credits (6 for required courses and 3 for elective courses) are for Teacher Education Foundational Courses, 3 (all for required courses) for Teaching Techniques Training Courses, and 4 (3 for required courses and 1 for elective courses) for teacher education courses of this major. Meanwhile, they should also pass the tests for Teacher Language and Teacher Calligraphy (1 credit for each), and complete 10 weeks’ educational practice (including Teaching Observation and Teaching Practicum).

4. Apart from Teacher Education Courses, students also have to earn 13.5 credits for Major Courses (Elective) to satisfy the requirement on credits for Individual Development Courses. Courses marked with * in “List of Courses” are offered with priority. The 5th digit in the Course Numbers of Major Courses (Elective) represent different academic directions of this major: 1-Literature, 2-Linguistics, 3-Translation, 4-Teacher Education.

5. Students who do not plan to take educational jobs can earn credits for their Individual Development Courses like non-normal students. For more details, refer to the Undergraduates Talent Cultivation Plan for English (Translation) Major.

6. Students earn credits for University Sports by joining the University’s sports clubs. They should at least earn 4 credits in four semesters by taking courses offered by sports clubs. Furthermore, they must take the National Standard Test for Students’ Physical Health 4 times (once every year). For more details, refer to “Notice of Ministry of Education on Issuing ‘Basic Standards for Physical Education in Colleges and Universities’”. For the rules of earning credits by joining sports clubs, refer to “Implementation Plan for the Reform of CCNU’s University Sports Courses” (CCNU Administrative File No. [2015]246) for the rules of earning credits by joining sports clubs.

7. Students are not allowed to graduate before they pass the University’s assessment of their ITC. They are qualified if 1) they pass the ITC test organized by the University upon their enrollment, or 2) they obtain the National Computer Rank Examination Certificate, or 3) they take the course Computer Basics (2 credits) and pass its assessment. Students who pass their ITC assessment in either of the first two ways do not earn extra credits. Those who pass their ITC assessment in the third way earn 2 credits, which can be accepted as credits for Free Elective Courses. Non-free normal students should pay extra fees for earning the credits.

8. Courses marked with√in “List of Courses” are offered to students of both English (Education) and English (Translation) Majors.

9. Manners of assessment: 1-Written test; 2-Oral test; 3-Other;

10. Students should take at least 2 courses carried out in Blended Learning.

11. Students are allowed to obtain an extra degree/certificate for Education or Educational Technology if they earn extra credits for designated Minor Courses of Education or Educational Technology, apart from obtaining the required 16 credits for Teacher Education Courses, passing the tests for Teacher Language and Teacher Calligraphy and completing educational practice. They will be granted a minor certificate if they earn 10 extra credits, or a Bachelor’s degree if they earn 24 extra credits and complete the graduation thesis for that major.

12. Students of other majors can be granted a minor certificate if they earn 24 credits for Key Major Courses and 4 for Major Courses (Elective) of this major, or Bachelor’s degree in this major if they earn 24 credits for Key Major Courses and 18 for Major Courses (Elective) and complete the graduation thesis for this major.

13. Students can graduate and are granted Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature if they have earned the required number of credits (among which 130 are for courses, 4 for Community Education and 16 for educational practice) within the designated time span, obtained the certificates of Teacher Language, Teacher Calligraphy and Test for English Majors-Band 4, passed the National Standard Test for Students’ Physical Health 4 times, and successfully defended their graduation thesis.

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