The establishment of the Department of English Language coincided with the foundation of the university in 1993. It currently includes (619) students, in both literature and translation programs. There are also 33 master’s students majoring in English literature. There are fifteen faculty members with doctorate and master’s degrees in their fields of specialization from prestigious international universities. The Department has two bachelor’s degree programs in literature and translation in addition to a master’s degree in literature.

 

Department of English Language 2021-2022

Head of the department

Dr. Musa Al-Zghoul

Name of the specialization in Arabic

اللغة الإنجليزية / أدب -بكالوريوس

Name of the specialization in English

English Language/ Literature (Bachelor)

Specialization number

0402

Date of accreditation

1997/06/02

Name of the specialization in Arabic

اللغة الإنجليزية / أدب – ماجستير

Name of the specialization in English

English Language/ Literature- Master

Specialization number

04027

Date of accreditation

2015/03/25

Name of the specialization in Arabic

اللغة الانجليزية / ترجمة-بكالوريوس

Name of the specialization in English

English Language / Translation-Bachelor

Specialization number

0404

Date of accreditation

1997/06/02

Email

english@zuj.edu.jo

Site

www.zuj.edu.jo

 


Vision:

Attaining the leadership and distinction of education and research in literature and translation locally and regionally, fostering interaction with other English-speaking cultures, & graduating students who play active roles in society.


Mission:

Providing quality education in literature and translation that develops students’ research potentials and qualifies them to contribute positively to local and regional advancement and interact with world cultures.


Objectives :

  1. Developing the students linguistic and communication skills.
  2. Encouraging students to understand the cultures of the world in English-speaking world.
  3. Developing critical and creative thinking skills.
  4. Training distinguished cadres in the English language equipped with the ability to serve the local and regional community and at the same time communicate with people from other cultures.


Degrees offered by the Department:

  • Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English literature

Knowledge areas in the Bachelor of English Literature:

  • Basic and compulsory theoretical areas: language skills, phonetics, language studies, and literary studies.
  • Supporting areas: cultural studies (Western thought and culture), and Methods of teaching English

knowledge areas in the master’s degree in English literature:

  • Core and compulsory theoretical areas: research methods in Literature, literary styles, history of English literature, literature and language, and American literature and other literature.
  • Supporting areas: supporting courses
  • Opportunities and fields of work: public schools and private sector schools, media institutions, television and radio stations, magazines and newspapers, tourism offices, and international agencies and organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Translation

Knowledge areas of specialization:

    • Basic and compulsory theoretical fields: language skills, literary studies, language studies, practical translation, theoretical studies in translation.
    • Supporting areas: language skills, and phonetics studies.
    • Opportunities and fields of work: hotels, translation offices, public and private sector schools, media institutions, television and radio stations, magazines and newspapers, tourism offices, and international agencies and organizations.

 

Course Plan for Literature (Bachelor Program)2021/2022

Course Plan for Translation (Bachelor Program) 2021/2022

Course Plan for Literature (Master Program) 2021/2022