Social Media RSS Feed en English Literature <p>An associate degree in English builds a foundation for advanced studies in a range of academic disciplines. You will be a part of a literary learning community of dedicated scholars with an unabashed love of literature. We will help you discover and develop your true potential for creative expression.</p> <p>We offer a strong core of literature courses and options to choose from. Whatever your path, you will become a more empowered reader and writer who is prepared to make a contribution to your field of knowledge, profession and community.</p> <p>Students of English pride themselves on being able to think, read and write critically. They engage in the careful study of novels, poems, theoretical works, multimedia documents and other texts. They also become adept at synthesizing knowledge from diverse fields (politics, history, sociology, economics, media studies). While their aspirations vary, students majoring in English will become more nimble thinkers, gaining a sophisticated understanding of the many uses and nuances of language.</p> <p>Career Possibilities</p> <p>While an interest in English can lead to careers in journalism, publishing, technical writing and secondary school teaching- the reading, writing and critical thinking skills that an English student acquires are also valued in business and industry. English is an excellent base for professional studies in law, education and the social sciences.</p> <p>Curriculum</p> <p>Since there are a variety of routes students can follow to complete their degree requirements, they should check with their academic advisors every semester before registering for class to ensure that their chosen courses will fulfill those degree requirements.</p> <p>Guide: English Curriculum Guide</p> <p>UC Advantages and Special Opportunities</p> <p>The Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. UC Clermont College is relatively small and has a low faculty to student ratio. Small class size and personal interaction with the faculty create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, UC Clermont’s tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.</p> <p>Study tours of other countries, for which you will receive course credit, are offered to let you experience cultures you previously only read about in a traditional classroom. Recent tours include spring break trips to Sri Lanka and Mexico. English majors are also welcome to participate in tours sponsored by the Clifton campus English department. These have included—</p> <p>Chaucer Study Tour</p> <p>Gothic Paris Study Tour</p> <p>Venice Study Tour</p> <p>Victorian to Virtual Study Tour</p> <p>Admission Requirements</p> <p>UC Clermont College is an open admissions campus. If you have your high school diploma, GED, or its equivalent, we will admit you. We accept applications all year long and you may start any semester. Financial aid takes 6-8 weeks to process. We recommend that you apply at least 10 weeks prior to your desired attendance.</p> <p>As a first year student, you will need to take the placement test. This test does not affect your admission; however, the results are essential for your proper placement in classes. You must complete the placement test before you may register for English or mathematics courses. All placement tests are given free of charge.</p> <p>Transferring to UC Requirements</p> <p>You must be in good academic standing at the college or university you last attended. We accept transfer applications all year long and you may start any semester, provided your transcripts arrive in time to be evaluated before the start of the semester you wish to attend.</p> <p>If you have not taken college-level mathematics or English, you will need to take the placement test.</p> <p>Changing Majors within UC Requirements</p> <p>Other UC students may transfer into Clermont College by completing the application for change in college and program form available from most UC admissions offices including ours, (513) 732-5319. You are urged to see your advisor before transferring into a different major to minimize any impact on your degree progress.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:33 710600 710600 Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies, BA <p>This new program opens up two opportunities for study not currently available to students at UCA. The first option consists of an interdisciplinary focus structured by minor programs. Students may choose Asian Studies, Chinese, Gender Studies, German, Latin American and Latino Studies, or Southern and Arkansas Studies as a concentration. The second option allows a student a unique opportunity to develop a specialized interdisciplinary area of study in conjunction with a faculty mentor. Admission Requirements • Each student must have completed a minimum of 30 hours with a gpa of 3. • Each student must have an interview with the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, who serves as the coordinator of interdisciplinary liberal studies, and who will judge the student’s capability and readiness for interdisciplinary study in the program. • Each student who opts to design a major must submit a proposal outlining his/her course of study. • Each course of study must involve at least three disciplines/programs of study, and at least two must be in the College of Liberal Arts. • The Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies Committee must approve the proposal. • Each student must identify a faculty advisor who agrees to work with the student.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:46 710547 710547 BA in English <p>Dive down Alice’s rabbit hole into a wonderland where the adventures are grand, the people distinctive, and the language wondrous strange. Become an English major at Defiance College.</p> <p>One of the most important skills a student can derive from college is the ability to think and read critically. Facts or specific skills are fairly easily mastered. The ability, however, to organize a diverse collection of facts and ideas in thoughtful, inventive, and beneficial ways is a rare skill. Add to that the ability to clearly communicate meaningful and creative ideas to a diverse audience, and you have an English graduate who is ready to take on the challenges of a complex and ever-changing world. <br /> Students deepen their knowledge of a variety of literature and grow their skills in critical thinking, writing, and interpretation. <br /> <br /> Benefits of the Program<br /> Progeny, the student-run Defiance College literary magazine, offers English majors a unique opportunity to do professional-style editing while on campus. Other opportunities sponsored by the English Department include museum and conference trips, the yearly spring Animarathon (anime festival) in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Defiance College Anime Club, and the Defiance College Cosplay Club. Students are invited to the annual SwampFire Retreat, which is organized by members of the English Department for professional writers and artists. At the conference and retreat, students work and present alongside professional scholars and creative writers. In addition, all graduating seniors in English get to add their pre-professional presentation at the Academic Colloquium to their resumes.</p> <p>Such experiences help make Defiance College English majors highly competitive in the job market and positions them well for graduate school funding.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:45 370942 370942 Academic English-as-a-Second or Additional Language <p>Thompson Rivers University is a leader in ESL education for university and college students as well as those seeking a career as language educators in the field of TESL/TESOL, and in offering first-year Service Learning opportunities. The ESL department offers a breadth of courses to help you become more confident speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. Our students come from around the world, and we look forward to meeting you!</p> <p>English as a Second Language Academic Preparation</p> <p>A nationally articulated five-level program for students preparing for academic study at university or those who want to attend one semester just to improve their language skills. Students further develop their ability to understand, speak, read and write English. By Level 4 of this program, students can take one academic course and in Level 5 students may take up to three academic courses.</p> <p>ESL Courses</p> <p>ESL Program Overview</p> <p>ESL Certificates</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:49 710529 710529 MA in English Studies <p>The MA programme in English Studies is designed to provide students with interpretive skills, academic research tools, and a critical perspective in the fields of English Studies. Students are introduced to basic theoretical fields, such as the history and theory of literature, theories of language, the social uses of language, gender studies and the multimediality of culture. An overview of academic research tools in the information society and the digital humanities is presented during the course of studies, and students participate in interactive seminars, research practice and thesis writing consultations.</p> <p> </p> <p>Rigorous coursework develops abilities of understanding the human subject in the linguistic, historical and ideological complexities of society. During the course of the programme, there is a focus on developing skills of academic research, critical thinking, argumentative academic writing, and analytical skills. Graduates of the Faculty usually pursue careers in cultural and public administration, tourism, media and international business. There is also an opportunity to continue studies in PhD programmes.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:47 1329090 1329090 Bachelor of Arts in English (B.A. in English) <p>The Bachelor of Arts in English (BA in English) degree is 4 years program, requires 120 semester hours of Post Secondary college-level study providing quality education at undergraduate levels. This requires Semester credit hours depending upon the academic background. Course work features practices, as which will enable students to work effectively in business and education environment.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:10 612621 612621 English Literature and Drama, MA <p>The Diploma in English & Drama aims to introduce students to the fundamentals of literary analysis.  Students learn to deal with issues of genre and style, to apply diverse critical perspectives and to recognise the ways in which literature and theatre functions in society.</p> <p>Through a detailed study of poets, the programme explores relationship between form, content and culture in poetic art.  In its focus on drama, the programme analyses selected plays playing close attention to issues such as theatrical practice, spectatorship and the social function of theatre.  The diploma programme also introduces students to the world of fiction, to its formal and thematic properties and looks at facets of fiction writing such as characterisation, plot, setting and diction.</p> <p>This programme offers a broad overview of the field, demonstrating the many ways in which English and Drama Studies form a basis for a spectrum of critical thinking and cultural analysis.  The programme also entails the study of specific literary and theatrical areas.  Students taking this specialism will refine, develop and/or acquire skills in close reading and critical analysis, improve and enhance oral and written expression, and emerge with an expanded sense of imaginative and cultural possibility.</p> Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:58 1161689 1161689 Speech Pathology Assistant (SPA) Program <p>This full time Speech Language Pathology Assistant educational program prepares individuals to work in a health or educational setting under a registered speech pathologist with at least two years of professional experience. Assistants generally work with equipment maintenance, patient assessment, paperwork and execution of speech pathologist treatment plans. Courses in this program are structured to provide students with background information, theories, principles and techniques for implementation of treatment plans and goals of speech, language, and hearing disordered individuals. The program supplements classroom instruction with required supervised clinical observation and practicum experiences in speech language pathology and audiology. Students will be assigned to off campus practicum sites for observation of clinical experiences and involvement in interdisciplinary team approaches to case management. Accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission, the Illinois Community College Board, Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Illinois State Board of Education. Upon successful completion of all academic and fieldwork requirements, students receive an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree.</p> Tue, 01/22/2019 - 08:56 374837 374837 Professional Translation for European Languages MA <p>You'll work between English and one/two of the following languages:</p> <p>French</p> <p>German</p> <p>Italian</p> <p>Spanish</p> <p>The professional translation focus is a distinctive feature of this course. It incorporates:</p> <p>translation theory</p> <p>practice</p> <p>professionalism in translation</p> <p>What you'll learn</p> <p>You will receive expert training in professional tools and computer-assisted translation (CAT) software. The training will explain how to work in different contexts, such as:</p> <p>business and finance</p> <p>legal</p> <p>technical</p> <p>marketing and publicity</p> <p>literary translation</p> <p>In your professional life you will only translate into your mother tongue and our teaching reflects this.</p> Tue, 01/22/2019 - 08:51 1161779 1161779 Bachelor of Arts in English <p>The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies.</p> Mon, 01/21/2019 - 23:43 1077392 1077392