English（Science & Technology Emphasis）
Length of Schooling: 4 years
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Time of Formulation: June 2013
Time of Revision: March 2014
英文：The specialty of English (Science & Technology Emphasis) is intended to cultivate high-caliber professional interdisciplinary talents that can meet the needs of social and economic development in the region or nation. Graduates in the specialty are credited with proficient English language skills, a wide range of humanities knowledge and desirable comprehensive qualities. They ought to understand the basic knowledge and theories regarding major scientific and technological fields and possess the ability to communicate in English in the context of science and technology. With high English proficiency and extensive knowledge about science and technology, they can get employed by government organs, foreign affairs institutions, foreign trade companies, foreign enterprises, foreign financial agencies, business management companies, translation firms, news agencies and publishing houses, travel agencies, hotels, etc. in such jobs as business management, business translation and business negotiation or in such roles as business secretary, foreign business agent, public relation worker and tour guide. They can also work in schools or colleges as teachers or researchers.
Knowledge, qualities and abilities required for graduates
Knowledge required: a mastery of basic knowledge regarding the English language, an understanding of the society and culture of English-speaking countries, and a preliminary command of the basic knowledge and theories regarding major scientific and technological fields.
Qualities required: a solid and systematic command of professional knowledge and a sound ability to use English in practice; a reasonable ability to autonomously acquire and apply new knowledge, to independently analyze and solve problems, and to adapt him/herself to new working environment; good communicative competence, especially across cultures; basic skills in retrieving literature, searching for references and obtaining information by means of modern information technology and doing scientific research; and professional ethic, innovative consciousness and teamwork spirit.
Abilities required: strong skills in English listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating; a reasonable ability to communicate in English in the context of science and technology.
Characteristics of the specialty education
英文：This specialty is geared to cultivating high-caliber professional talents proficient in English and well-informed in science and technology. Advanced educational and pedagogical ideas are adopted to develop students’ English competence, humanistic spirit, cultural quality, and capability of autonomous learning and knowledge application.
Main discipline for the specialty
Core courses of the specialty
英文：Comprehensive English, Advanced English, English Writing and Rhetoric, Basic English-Chinese Translation Skills, An Introduction to Linguistics, A Brief History of British and American Literature and Selected Readings, Cross-cultural Communication, Scientific and Technological English Reading, Scientific and Technological English Writing, Scientific and Technological English Translation, Basic Statistics, An Introduction to Economics, An Introduction to Mechanics, Basic Electronics, Basic Chemical Engineering, Basic IT, etc.
Credits required for graduation
英文：A minimum of 175.5 intra-curricular credits, including a minimum of 39.5 practical credits.
Main components of practical teaching
中文：英语口语、英语听力、工程训练C、专业实习、毕业实习、毕业论文等。英文：Oral English, English Listening, Engineering Training C, Professional Internship, Graduation Internship, Graduation Thesis, etc.