Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology

Undergraduate

English

English Major

1. Training Objective
This major aims to foster students to have solid English knowledge and skills, to make students have solid and skillful English language skill, rich extensive knowledge of English language and literature, higher humanity accomplishment and professional knowledge in English-Chinese translation, international business English, science and technology English, and tourism English. Main to train students to be senior English talents having both ability and political integrity who can enter the enterprise, economy, trade, education, science and technology, tourism and other departments engaged in translation, teaching and management. The point is the training in interpretation and translation, and international business, so that graduates can well meet the needs of senior English specialized talents to adjust to the open strategy.
 

2. Training Norm (Basic Requirements)
This professional students need to engage in English listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating, and other basic training, to learn knowledge and skills of English language, English-Chinese translation, business English, tourism. Teachers pay attention to train students to be complex application talents, so that students can skillfully apply the knowledge and skills about interpretation and translation, grasp the professional knowledge of English-Chinese translation, international business English, science and technology English and tourism English. Graduate should have the following knowledge and ability: 1) have solid bilingual basic knowledge and good spoken and written expression ability; 2) have strong ability of English and Chinese translation and interpretation,; 3) master basic knowledge of Chinese and English culture and related humanities and science and technology; 4) master professional field of business translation skills; 5) master the basic method of literature retrieval, material inquires and using modern information technology to get information, and reach a certain degree of scientific research ability.

3. The Course System Class Hours and Credits
                          Table 1. The Course System Class Hours and Credits

Course Type Curriculum Class Hour/Credit Proportion(%)
Basic General Courses Compulsory/ 672/43 23.9
General Electives Optional 96/6 3.3
Basic Disciplinary Courses Compulsory 442/24 13.3
Professional Main Courses Compulsory 453/28 15.6
Professional Direction Courses Optional 352/22 12.2
Professional Elective Courses Optional 464/29 16.2
Internship and Practical Training Compulsory 24 13.3
Optional 64/4 2.2
Total 2447/180 100

4. Basic Disciplinary Courses
Integrated English, Audio-visual, Oral English
 

5. Professional Main Courses
Advanced English, Introduction to Linguistics, English and American Literature History
 

6. Professional Direction Courses
Professional Direction Courses I  International business direction
Business English Correspondence, Business English Reading, Law of International Trade, E-Commerce, International English Listening, Speaking and Negotiations, International Trade Practice,  Marketing Management, Comparison and communication between Chinese and Western Culture, Business Practical Writing, International Trade Theory, International business  Etiquette.
Professional Direction Courses II  Technology English direction
E-C Translation in Science and Technology, C-E Translation in Science and Technology, E-C Translation, Interpretation, Science and Technology Literature Retrieval, Academic Exchange English, Translation in Meteorological Science and Technology English, Reading in Meteorological Science and Technology English, Science and Technology Writing, Translation Project of Science and Technology English
Professional Direction Courses III  Tourism English direction
Basic Knowledge of Tour, Tourist Policies and Regulations, Tourism English, Hotel English, Travel Agency Operation and Management, Mode of Guide Service, Travel Marketing, Comparison and communication between Chinese and Western Culture, Tourism Reception and Etiquette.
 

7. Meteorological Characteristics Course (except Overview of Atmospheric Science)
Global Climate Change and Countermeasure, Meteorological Folklore, Meteorological Science and Technology English Translation, Meteorological Science and Technology English Reading.
 

8. Length of Schooling: 4 years

9. Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Arts