Curriculum

Program: B.A. in English Linguistics and Literature

Students are required to complete a minimum of 136 credits of courses (131 credits for International Students) as follows:

1. College Foundation Courses

For Vietnamese Students (20 credits)
• PE008IU – Critical Thinking (3 credits)
• PE010IU – Vietnam History and Culture (3 credits)
• PE015IU – Philosophy of Marxism and Leninism (3 credits)
• PE016IU – Political Economics of Marxism and Leninism (2 credits)
• PE017IU – Scientific Socialism (2 credits)
• PE018IU – History of Vietnamese Communist Party (2 credits)
• PE019IU – Ho Chi Minh’s Thoughts (2 credits)
MA030IU – Statistics for Social Sciences (3 credits)
• PT001IU – Physical Training 1 (0 credit)
• PT002IU – Physical Training 2 (0 credit)
• MP001IU – Military Education (0 credit)

For International Students (12 credits)
• PE007IU – World Economic Geography (3 credits)
• PE008IU – Critical Thinking (3 credits)
• PE010IU – Vietnam History and Culture (3 credits)
MA030IU – Statistics for Social Sciences (3 credits)
• PT001IU – Physical Training 1 (0 credit)
• PT002IU – Physical Training 2 (0 credit)

2. English Foundation courses (33 credits)

• EL001IU – Reading 1 B2-C1 (3 credits)
• EL002IU – Writing 1 B2-C1 (3 credits)
• EL003IU – Listening 1 B2-C1 (3 credits)
• EL004IU – Speaking 1 B2-C1 (3 credits)
• EL005IU – Advanced Grammar (2 credits)
• EL006IU – Presentation Skills (2 credits)
• EL007IU – Reading 2 C1-C2 (3 credits)
• EL008IU – Writing 2 C1-C2 (3 credits)
• EL009IU – Listening 2 C1-C2 (3 credits)
• EL010IU – Speaking 2 C1-C2 (3 credits)
• EL011IU – Research Writing (2 credits)
• EL012IU – Research Methodology (3 credits)

3. English Core courses

For Vietnamese Students (25 credits)
• EL013IU – Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
• EL014IU – Introduction to English Teaching Methodology (3 credits)
• EL015IU – Introduction to Literature (3 credits)
• EL016IU – Introduction to Translation (3 credits)
• EL017IU – Language and Culture (3 credits)
• EL018IU – Cross-cultural Communication (3 credits)
• EL019IU – British Civilization (2 credits)
• EL020IU – American Civilization (2 credits)
• EL021IU – Global Englishes (3 credits)

For International Students (22 credits)
• EL013IU – Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
• EL014IU – Introduction to English Teaching Methodology (3 credits)
• EL015IU – Introduction to Literature (3 credits)
• EL017IU – Language and Culture (3 credits)
• EL018IU – Cross-cultural Communication (3 credits)
• EL019IU – British Civilization (2 credits)
• EL020IU – American Civilization (2 credits)
• EL021IU – Global Englishes (3 credits)

4. Specialization Core Courses

For Vietnamese Students (18 credits)
• EL022IU – Phonetics and Phonology (3 credits)
• EL023IU – Morphology (3 credits)
• EL024IU – Syntax (3 credits)
• EL025IU – Semantics (3 credits)
• EL026IU – Translation 1 – English to Vietnamese (3 credits)
• EL027IU – Translation 2 – Vietnamese to English (3 credits)

For International Students (12 credits)
• EL022IU – Phonetics and Phonology (3 credits)
• EL023IU – Morphology (3 credits)
• EL024IU – Syntax (3 credits)
• EL025IU – Semantics (3 credits)

5. Specialization Electives
Vietnamese students should choose at least 8 courses (24 credits) & International students should choose at least 12 courses (36 credits) of the following: 

Electives offered in Semester 1
• EL029IU – Pragmatics (3 credits)
• EL030IU – Discourse Analysis (3 credits)
• EL034IU – ELT methods and techniques – Teaching Reading & Writing (3 credits)
• EL035IU – ELT methods and techniques – Teaching Vocabulary & Grammar (3 credits)
• EL036IU – Language Assessment and Testing (3 credits)
• EL039IU – Interpreting 1 (3 credits)
• EL041IU – Advanced Translation (3 credits)
• EL043IU – Translation in Journalism (3 credits)
• BA115IU – Introduction to Business Administration (3 credits)
• BA198IU – Introduction to Hospitality Industry (3 credits)

Electives offered in Semester 2
• EL028IU – Functional Grammar (3 credits)
• EL031IU – Sociolinguistics (3 credits)
• EL032IU – Comparative Linguistics (3 credits)
• EL033IU – ELT methods and techniques – Teaching Listening & Speaking (3 credits)
• EL037IU – Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) (3 credits)
• EL038IU – Teaching English to Young Learners (3 credits)
• EL040IU – Interpreting 2 (3 credits)
• EL042IU – Translation in Business (3 credits)
• BA115IU – Introduction to Business Administration (3 credits)
• BA198IU – Introduction to Hospitality Industry (3 credits)

Electives only for International students 
• EL016IU – Introduction to Translation (3 credits)
• EL026IU – Translation 1 – English to Vietnamese (3 credits)
• EL027IU – Translation 2 – Vietnamese to English (3 credits)

6. Internship and Thesis (16 credits)

• EL044IU – Internship 1 (2 credits) or EL047IU – International Internship 1 (2 credits)
• EL045IU – Internship 2 (4 credits) or International Placement (4 credits)
• EL046IU – Thesis (10 credits)

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