The MA English is designed to produce graduates who can meet the demands and future challenges in the dynamic field of English language. This program will engage students in the process of critical thinking as they do their course work and will likewise give them a comprehensive knowledge of the language and its relevance in different fields such as business, education, history, mass media, and information technology in response to global communication with English as the medium.
Students who have enough knowledge of English can concentrate more on meaning (comprehension) rather than form (grammar).
Therefore, students who embark on this course should have adequate background in the various macro skills such as speaking, listening, reading, and writing to enable them to fully and actively participate in the activities outside and inside the classroom using the English language.
Student needs to complete 54 credits to be considered for the award of the degree. This can be obtained on two tracks:
The GPA requirement in all courses must be met in both tracks.
This program is made available on weekends only and follows the given schedule:
Saturday: 2:00-5:00 p.m.; and 5:15-8:15 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00-11:00 a.m.; and 12:00-3:00 p.m.
|Course Code||Course Description / Title||Number of Credits||Total Number of Credits|
|GAE 102*||Methods of Research||3|
|GAE 103||Phonology and Language Use||3|
|GAE 104||Morphology and Syntax||3|
|GAE 205||Semantics / Pragmatics and Stylistics||3|
|GAE 206||Advanced Grammar and Composition||3|
|GAE 207||Language Acquisition Theories||3|
|GAE 208||Language Teaching Methodology**||3|
|GAE 209||Inter-Cultural Communication||3|
|GAE 310||Prose and Essay Writing**||3|
|Elective / Cognate Courses||12|
|GAE 311||Literary Criticism||3|
|GAE 312||Public Speaking Skills||3|
|GAE 313||Literature as a Language Teaching Resource||3|
|GAE 314*||Curriculum Development and Instructional Supervision||3|
|Options for Thesis or Non Thesis Tract||12|
|Option 1: For Thesis Tract|
|GAE 415A||Thesis Writing||12|
|Option 2: For Non Thesis Tract|
|GAE 415B||English Language Seminar||3|
|GAE 416||English for Specific Purpose||3|
|GAE 418||Discourse Analysis||3|