Abu Dhabi University
Abu Dhabi University

Abu Dhabi University

Bachelor of Arts in English

Program Mission The BA program in English aims to graduate students who meet the national and regional needs for bilingual human resources in a variety of professions. It is designed to graduate students who possess the intellectual and academic knowledge and practical skills that prepare them for their future careers and the challenges of a fast changing world. Program Objectives The program aims at:
  1. Providing graduates with the skills required for mastering the English language as a means of communication, by offering courses in listening, speaking, reading and writing, from both practical and academic perspectives;
  2. Offering language programs tailored to students’ needs and market demand;
  3. Developing students’ ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems often encountered by learners of English as a foreign language;
  4. Preparing students for teaching English at different school levels through equipping them with requisite pedagogical awareness and well-informed classroom practices;
  5. Enhancing students’ linguistic, practical, and professional understanding of the nature of the translation process and its diverse fields;
  6. Promoting students’ innovation and productivity through appropriate academic guidance;
  7. Capitalizing on students’ ability to functionalize modern technological approaches and applications in developing personal capabilities and research methods for life-long learning; and
  8. Familiarizing students with the linguistic and literary communication resources for accomplishing different social, affective and cognitive actions and interactions.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 134 hours