This program offers student’s great understanding of English language skills, linguistics, literature, and translation. The program equips graduates with high proficiency levels in oral, written, and communicative language skills. It helps students appreciate and make sense of Western Civilization’s history, thinking, cultural trends, and literatures. Acting as a bridge, the study of English exposes students to other cultures written English. Studying English develops student’s aesthetic appreciation of the world around them. Our graduates are very strong competitors. They earn jobs in public and private sector firms including general education, higher education, publications, media, banking, government and non-government organizations.

Academic Degree Awarded upon graduation Credit Hours Program Length Program Fees Notes
Internet Service Fees Credit Hour Fees
Bachelor 126 4 Years
(8 Semesters)
RO. 6 RO. 55
  1. Length of Academic Programs depends on credit hours registered student’s number of each semester.
  2. Length of Foundation Program depends on the student’s result on the English Language Placement Test.
Advanced Diploma 93 3 Years
(6 Semesters)
RO. 6 RO. 55
Diploma 63 2 Years
(4 Semesters)
RO.6 RO. 55

Our Goals:

1. Raising the student’s level of competency in the four language skills: listening , speaking, reading and writing . This is achieved through the certain language courses required of each student during the first two years .
2.Giving the students a firm ground in English literature and trying to develop their critical and aesthetic abilities.
3. Familiarizing the students with the research methods to be able to conduct a kind of serious research in any area of their study .
4. Developing the students’ understanding and appreciation of the literary and pragmatic uses of language.
5. Familiarizing the students with major theories and trends of linguistics and their applications in different areas related to language.
6. Creating in the students an awareness of the principles of translation and encouraging them to have a kind of practice in this field.

Learning Outcomes:

Students are expected to be able to …………….

  1. Demonstrate good knowledge of the speech features such as sounds , stress and intonation.
  2. Respond fluently to questions , statements, agreements and disagreements .
  3. Conduct a conversation confidently , clearly and properly using a number of language functions and vocabulary items appropriately .
  4. Show an understanding of a text by listening to speakers using connected language .
  5. Demonstrate ability to use effective listening strategies extensively and intensively
  6. Recognize the structure of a text by reading it silently and fast .
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use effective reading strategies extensively and intensively .
  8. Identify the main features of a writing text , punctuation , spelling and organization .
  9. Use correctly certain cohesive devices to produce a unified text .
  10. Use properly important writing skills such as summarizing and note-taking to produce a short report .
  11. Appreciate a literary text appropriately .
  12. Use correctly the research methods to write papers on language –based topics .
  13. Describe the different language systems using scientific language .

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Diploma

Bachelor Degree (126 Credits)

1.College Requirements (18 Credits Hours) Compulsory

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 BCGE002 Islamic Culture 3 --------------
5 BCGE003 Oman society 3 --------------
6 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 18

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (69 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 EPC 315 Psych Foundations in Learn. & Teaching 3 --------------
2 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
3 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
4 SED525 Methods of Teaching ESL 3 --------------
5 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
6 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
7 ENGL364 Short story 3 ENGL255
8 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
9 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
10 ENGL441 Sociolinguistics 3 ENGL301
11 ENGL306 Contrastive Linguistics 3 ENGL301
12 ENGL307 Morphology & Lexical Studies 3 ENGL301
13 ENGL308 Communicative grammar 3 ENGL103
14 ENGL475 Survey of Modern American literature 3 ENGL255
15 ENGL452 17th Century English literature 3 ENGL255
16 ENGL409 English Drama 3 ENGL255
17 ENGL410 English Novel 3 ENGL255
18 ENGL208 Introduction to Creative writing 3 ENGL098
19 ENGL417 Language Development & Acquisition 3 ENGL301
20 ENGL404 Syntax 3 ENGL301
21 ENGL408 Semantics & Pragmatics 3 ENGL301
22 ENGL411 Translation of English & Arabic Texts 3 ENGL205
23 ENGL495

 

ENGL412

Seminar on Literature OR

 

Seminar in Linguistics

3 All Courses in Literature
Total 69

4. Elective Courses (9 Credits Hours):

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL313 Applied Linguistics 3 ENGL301
2 ENGL456 British Literature (The Age of Enlightenment) 3 ENGL255
3 ENGL477 Major American Novelists I.19thcent 3 ENGL475
4 ENGL461 British Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL314 Media Translation 3 ENGL 205
6 ENGL478 American Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL475
7 ENGL505 Discourse Analysis 3 ENGL301
8 ENGL438 Critical Approaches to Literature 3 ENGL255

Advanced Diploma Degree (93 Credits)

1. College Requirements (15 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 BCGE003 Oman society 3 --------------
5 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 15

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No.Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (45 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 EPC 315 Psych Foundations in Learn. & Teaching 3 --------------
2 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
3 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
4 SED525 Methods of Teaching ESL 3 --------------
5 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
6 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
7 ENGL364 The Short story 3 ENGL255
8 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
9 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
10 ENGL441 Sociolinguistics 3 ENGL301
11 ENGL306 Contrastive Linguistics 3 ENGL301
12 ENGL307 Morphology & Lexical Studies 3 ENGL301
13 ENGL308 Communicative grammar 3 ENGL103
14 ENGL475 Survey of Modern American literature 3 ENGL255
15 ENGL452 17th Century English literature 3 ENGL255
Total 45

1. Elective Courses (3 Credits Hours):

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL313 Applied Linguistics 3 ENGL301
2 ENGL456 British Literature (The Age of Enlightenment) 3 ENGL255
3 ENGL477 Major American Novelists I.19thcent 3 ENGL475
4 ENGL461 British Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL314 Media Translation 3 ENGL 205
6 ENGL478 American Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL475
7 ENGL505 Discourse Analysis 3 ENGL301
8 ENGL438 Critical Approaches to Literature 3 ENGL255

Diploma Degree (63 credits):

1. College Requirements (12 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 12

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (21 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
2 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
3 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
4 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL364 The Short story 3 ENGL255
6 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
7 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
Total 21

This program offers student’s great understanding of English language skills, linguistics, literature, and translation. The program equips graduates with high proficiency levels in oral, written, and communicative language skills. It helps students appreciate and make sense of Western Civilization’s history, thinking, cultural trends, and literatures. Acting as a bridge, the study of English exposes students to other cultures written English. Studying English develops student’s aesthetic appreciation of the world around them. Our graduates are very strong competitors. They earn jobs in public and private sector firms including general education, higher education, publications, media, banking, government and non-government organizations.

Academic Degree Awarded upon graduation Credit Hours Program Length Program Fees Notes
Internet Service Fees Credit Hour Fees
Bachelor 126 4 Years
(8 Semesters)
RO. 6 RO. 55
  1. Length of Academic Programs depends on student’s number of credit hours registered each semester.
  2. Length of Foundation Program depends on the student’s result on the English Language Placement Test.
Advanced Diploma 93 3 Years
(6 Semesters)
RO. 6 RO. 55
Diploma 63 2 Years
(4 Semesters)
RO.6 RO. 55

Our Goals:

1. Raising the student’s level of competency in the four language skills: listening , speaking, reading and writing . This is achieved through the certain language courses required of each student during the first two years .
2.Giving the students a firm ground in English literature and trying to develop their critical and aesthetic abilities.
3. Familiarizing the students with the research methods to be able to conduct a kind of serious research in any area of their study .
4. Developing the students’ understanding and appreciation of the literary and pragmatic uses of language.
5. Familiarizing the students with major theories and trends of linguistics and their applications in different areas related to language.
6. Creating in the students an awareness of the principles of translation and encouraging them to have a kind of practice in this field.

Learning Outcomes:

Students are expected to be able to …………….

  1. Demonstrate good knowledge of the speech features such as sounds , stress and intonation.
  2. Respond fluently to questions , statements, agreements and disagreements .
  3. Conduct a conversation confidently , clearly and properly using a number of language functions and vocabulary items appropriately .
  4. Show an understanding of a text by listening to speakers using connected language .
  5. Demonstrate ability to use effective listening strategies extensively and intensively
  6. Recognize the structure of a text by reading it silently and fast .
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use effective reading strategies extensively and intensively .
  8. Identify the main features of a writing text , punctuation , spelling and organization .
  9. Use correctly certain cohesive devices to produce a unified text .
  10. Use properly important writing skills such as summarizing and note-taking to produce a short report .
  11. Appreciate a literary text appropriately .
  12. Use correctly the research methods to write papers on language –based topics .
  13. Describe the different language systems using scientific language .

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Diploma

Bachelor Degree (126 Credits)

1.College Requirements (18 Credits Hours) Compulsory

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 BCGE002 Islamic Culture 3 --------------
5 BCGE003 Oman society 3 --------------
6 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 18

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (69 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 EPC 315 Psych Foundations in Learn. & Teaching 3 --------------
2 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
3 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
4 SED525 Methods of Teaching ESL 3 --------------
5 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
6 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
7 ENGL364 Short story 3 ENGL255
8 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
9 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
10 ENGL441 Sociolinguistics 3 ENGL301
11 ENGL306 Contrastive Linguistics 3 ENGL301
12 ENGL307 Morphology & Lexical Studies 3 ENGL301
13 ENGL308 Communicative grammar 3 ENGL103
14 ENGL475 Survey of Modern American literature 3 ENGL255
15 ENGL452 17th Century English literature 3 ENGL255
16 ENGL409 English Drama 3 ENGL255
17 ENGL410 English Novel 3 ENGL255
18 ENGL208 Introduction to Creative writing 3 ENGL098
19 ENGL417 Language Development & Acquisition 3 ENGL301
20 ENGL404 Syntax 3 ENGL301
21 ENGL408 Semantics & Pragmatics 3 ENGL301
22 ENGL411 Translation of English & Arabic Texts 3 ENGL205
23 ENGL495

 

ENGL412

Seminar on Literature OR

 

Seminar in Linguistics

3 All Courses in Literature
Total 69

4. Elective Courses (9 Credits Hours):

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL313 Applied Linguistics 3 ENGL301
2 ENGL456 British Literature (The Age of Enlightenment) 3 ENGL255
3 ENGL477 Major American Novelists I.19thcent 3 ENGL475
4 ENGL461 British Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL314 Media Translation 3 ENGL 205
6 ENGL478 American Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL475
7 ENGL505 Discourse Analysis 3 ENGL301
8 ENGL438 Critical Approaches to Literature 3 ENGL255

Advanced Diploma Degree (93 Credits)

1. College Requirements (15 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 BCGE003 Oman society 3 --------------
5 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 15

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No.Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (45 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 EPC 315 Psych Foundations in Learn. & Teaching 3 --------------
2 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
3 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
4 SED525 Methods of Teaching ESL 3 --------------
5 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
6 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
7 ENGL364 The Short story 3 ENGL255
8 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
9 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
10 ENGL441 Sociolinguistics 3 ENGL301
11 ENGL306 Contrastive Linguistics 3 ENGL301
12 ENGL307 Morphology & Lexical Studies 3 ENGL301
13 ENGL308 Communicative grammar 3 ENGL103
14 ENGL475 Survey of Modern American literature 3 ENGL255
15 ENGL452 17th Century English literature 3 ENGL255
Total 45

1. Elective Courses (3 Credits Hours):

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL313 Applied Linguistics 3 ENGL301
2 ENGL456 British Literature (The Age of Enlightenment) 3 ENGL255
3 ENGL477 Major American Novelists I.19thcent 3 ENGL475
4 ENGL461 British Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL314 Media Translation 3 ENGL 205
6 ENGL478 American Literature in 20th century 3 ENGL475
7 ENGL505 Discourse Analysis 3 ENGL301
8 ENGL438 Critical Approaches to Literature 3 ENGL255

Diploma Degree (63 credits):

1. College Requirements (12 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 BCGE001 Arabic Language 3 --------------
2 ENGL002 General English 3 --------------
3 BCGE004 Study Skills 3 --------------
4 COMP100 Computer: Their Impacts & Uses 3  
Total 12

2. Department Requirements (30 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL003 Communicative English 3 --------------
2 ENGL255 Introduction to English Literature 3 --------------
3 ENGL101 Listening Comprehension 3 --------------
4 BCGE006 Research Methodology 3 --------------
5 ENGL102 Intermediate Reading 3 --------------
6 ENGL098 Introduction to Essay Writing 3 --------------
7 COMS151 Oral Skills & Public Speaking 3 --------------
8 ENGL204 Advanced Reading 3 ENGL 102
9 ENGL155 Essay Writing & Freshman Composition 3 ENGL 098
10 ENGL103 Basic English Grammar 3 --------------
Total 30

3. Major Requirements (21 Credits Hours) Compulsory:

SN Subject No. Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
1 ENGL301 Introduction to Linguistics 3 --------------
2 ENGL205 Introduction to Translation 3 --------------
3 ENGL302 Introduction to Modern Grammar 3 ENGL103
4 ENGL363 A Study of Poetry 3 ENGL255
5 ENGL364 The Short story 3 ENGL255
6 ENGL402 Phonetics & Phonology 3 ENGL301
7 ENGL405 Language Change &Differences 3 --------------
Total 21