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BS English with specialization in (Language and Literature) (Translation and lnterpreting)

Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Under Graduate

Full-Time

8 Semesters (4 years)

137

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate with minimum Second division or equivalent

Objective

Develop students’ translation-oriented written and oral proficiency in English and one of the offered foreign languages.

Familiarize students with the theoretical aspects of translation and interpreting.

Develop students’ skills in translating and interpreting texts of different types from English into one of the offered foreign languages and vice versa.

• Produce translators with market-oriented skills and ethics.

Role and Scope

Upon successful completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

Clarify the theoretical concepts of translation

Demonstrate translation-related reading and writing skills in English and selected foreign language

Conduct translation-related research projects using appropriate research methods and ethical procedures.

Conduct translation-oriented text analysis.

Produce translations of different text types using different translation techniques.

Conduct basic interpreting and translation in various contexts, such as interpreting in multinational companies,meetings, foreign delegations receptions, educational institutions and language centres.

Schema of study

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-101 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
ISL-102 Teaching of Holy Quran and Translation-I 1(1-0)
GEN-102 Study Skills 3(3-0)
CS-101 Introduction to Information and Computer Technology 3(2-1)
ELL-111 English I (Reading and Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
ELL-112 Introduction to Literature 3(3-0)
ELL-113 Introduction to Linguistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran and Translation-II 1(1-0)
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
GEN-205 Human Rights and Citizenship 3(3-0)
ELL-114 Advance English Grammar 3(3-0)
ELL-115 English-II (Composition Writing) 3(3-0)
ELL-116 Phonetics and Phonology 3(3-0)
ELL-117 History of English Literature (Literary Forms and Movements) 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 1(1-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
ELL-211 English-III (Communication and Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
ELL-212 Classical and Renaissance Drama 3(3-0)
ELL-213 Classical Poetry 3(3-0)
ELL-214 Semantics and Pragmatics 3(3-0)
ELL-215 Psycholinguistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 19

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran and Translation-IV 1(1-0)
STAT-103 Statistics 3(3-0)
MASC-301 Mass Communication 3(3-0)
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0)
ELL-216 English IV (Academic Reading and Writing) 3(3-0)
ELL-217 English Language Teaching 3(3-0)
ELL-218 Rise of the Novel 18th century to 19th century 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 19

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
GEN-304 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3(3-0)
ELL-311 Sociolinguistics 3(3-0)
ELL-312 World Englishes 3(3-0)
ELL-313 Romantic and Victorian Poetry 3(3-0)
ELL-319 Modern Drama 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ELL-315 Forensic Linguistics 3(3-0)
ELL-316 Critical Discourse Analysis 3(3-0)
ELL-317 Modern Poetry 3(3-0)
ELL-318 Modern Novel 3(3-0)
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 15

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ELL-411 Literary Theory and Practice 3(3-0)
ELL-412 Prose 3(3-0)
ELL-413 Stylistics 3(3-0)
ELL-414 Postcolonial Studies 3(3-0)
ELL-415 Language Testing and Assessment 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 15

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN-410 Research Project 6(0-6)
ELL-416 Literary Criticism 3(3-0)
ELL-417 World Literature 3(3-0)
ELL-418 Corpus Linguistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 15
  Total Credit Hours: 137