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1-Study Program:

Students enrolled in the Associate Degree in English Language Institute (ELI) must successfully complete the following (74 credit hours) during four regular semesters

  Type of Requirements (Req. Type) Requirement Nature (Reg. Nature) Number of Credit Hours
University (U) Elective (EL) 6
Obligatory (Ob) 3
College (C) Elective (EL) 8
  Obligatory (Ob) 12
Department (D) Elective (EL) 18
Obligatory (Ob) 27
Total of Credit Hours 74


In the following table, the names of the courses, their credit hours, the type of prerequisites, the nature of those prerequisites, and their previous requirements are listed:

Course Credit Regiments
No. Name Code Prerequisites Theoretical Lab Total Required Nature Type
1 Arabic Language (for Non-Specialists) ARAB1005 - 3 0 3 3 Ob U
2 Islamic Culture HUMA1001 - 3 0 3 6 EL U
3 Humanities HUMA1002 - 3 0 3 EL U
4 General Statistics STAT1001 - 3 0 3 EL U
5 Public Health PUBH1001 - 3 0 3 EL U
6 Grammar and Phonetics 1 ENGL1006 - 3 0 3 12 Ob C
7 Grammar and Phonetics 2 ENGL2016 ENGL1006 3 0 3 Ob C
8 Composition and Comprehension 1 ENGL1009 - 3 0 3 Ob C
9 Composition and Comprehension 2 ENGL1010 ENGL1009 3 0 3 Ob C
10 Second Foreign Language 1 ENGL1007 - 3 0 3 8 EL C
11 First Aid NUR2003 - 3 0 3 EL C
12 Second Foreign Language 2 ENGL1008 ENGL1007 3 0 3 EL C
13 Computer Skills COM1001 - 1 1 2 EL C
14 Communication Skills BUS2004 - 3 0 3 EL C
15 History of Literature and Thought (English Literature) ENGL2119 - 3 0 3 EL C
16 Classroom Management Skills MET2004 - 3 0 3 EL C
17 Research Principles (English Language) ENGL2120 - 3 0 3 EL C
18 Grammar and Phonetics 3 ENGL3130 - 3 0 3 27 Ob D
19 Grammar and Phonetics 4 ENGL4137 - 3 0 3 Ob D
20 Composition and Comprehension 3 ENGL2121 - 3 0 3 Ob D
21 Composition and Comprehension 4 ENGL2122 - 3 0 3 Ob D
22 Translation 1 ENGL1005 - 3 0 3 Ob D
23 Translation 2 ENGL2013 - 3 0 3 Ob D
24 Teaching Methods for English Language ENGL2014 - 3 0 3 Ob D
25 Conversation and Listening Skills 1 ENGL1011 - 3 0 3 Ob D
26 Conversation and Listening Skills 2 ENGL1012 ENGL1011 3 0 3 Ob D
27 Practical Education (English Language) ENGL3125 - 0 3 3 18 EL D
28 Prose until the Eighteenth Century FRN2001 - 3 0 3 EL D
29 Introduction to Linguistics ENGL2015 - 2 0 2 EL D
30 Introduction to Short Story and Prose FRN2002 - 3 0 3 EL D
31 Translation 3 ENGL3226 - 3 0 3 EL D
32 Translation 4 ENGL4234 - 3 0 3 EL D
33 Introduction to Poetry HEBR2002 - 3 0 3 EL D
34 Conversation and Listening Skills 3 ENGL2123 - 3 0 3 EL D
35 Conversation and Listening Skills 4 ENGL2124 - 3 0 3 EL D
36 Prose in the Nineteenth Century HEBR2001 - 3 0 3 EL D
37 Introduction to American Poetry ENGL2018 - 3 0 3 EL D
38 Curriculum Design and Development MET2008 - 3 0 3 EL D
39 Modern Techniques in Education MET2024 - 3 0 3 EL D
Total Credit Hours 74

3-Courses Descriptions:

  1. Arabic Language (for Non-Specialists): This course trains students in reading and writing articles in the Arabic language. It also teaches them how to analyze Arabic grammar, starting from individual letters, progressing through nouns and verbs, and culminating in sentence structure and its components.
  2. Islamic Culture: This course introduces students to the sources of Islamic legislation, the characteristics of Islamic law, Islamic systems, family law, judicial systems, governance systems, economic systems, and the economic characteristics of Islamic legislation. Additionally, the course covers Islamic education, its goals, religious activities, general educational principles in Islamic education, principles of teaching Islamic education, rules of Tajweed (proper Quranic pronunciation), and steps in teaching Islamic education branches.
  3. Human Civilization: This course introduces students to the concept and significance of civilization, including ancient civilizations, Islamic civilization, and modern European civilization. It covers factors contributing to the rise of civilizations, achievements in various fields such as politics, economics, social structures, and scientific advancements. Additionally, the course studies the peoples of these civilizations and the patterns of human behavior within each civilization.
  4. General Statistics: This course  equipes students with a range of skills and knowledge, including recognizing the importance of statistics, the ability to select appropriate statistical methods for data, applying statistical techniques using computer software, analyzing and interpreting outputs, grasping statistical concepts, understanding the role of a statistical analyst, enhancing students’ ability to participate in solving statistical problems, and learning data collection methods through interviews, surveys, and more.
  5. Public Health: This course seeks to familiarize students with the concept and objectives of public health, as well as activities related to public health. It covers epidemiology, the epidemiological triad (agent, host, environment), health and the environment, influenza, health supervision of food, solid and liquid waste, smoking, health education, primary health care, vital statistics, maternal and child care, and family planning.
  6. Grammar and Phonetics (1): This course aims to acquaint students with the pronunciation of English sounds, the categories of sounds such as consonants and vowels in the English language, how to read and pronounce words with multiple vowel sounds correctly, and distinguishing between correct and incorrect pronunciation of sounds in English. It also serves to introduce students to the rules of the English language.
  7. Grammar and Phonetics (2): This course covers enabling students to use phonetics to pronounce English sounds correctly and to differentiate pronunciation according to common English accents such as British and American. Additionally, students will learn to apply English language rules to sentences and phrases.
  8. Composition and Comprehension (1): This course enhances students’ writing skills in the English language by having them write simple topics about their daily lives, express their thoughts clearly and academically, and develop their abilities in description and narration. It also provides fundamental knowledge for writing coherent paragraphs and sentence topics, maintaining their coherence. This course aims to improve students’ reading skills in English, enabling them to read more attentively.
  9. Composition and Comprehension (2): This course intends to further improve students’ writing skills in the English language, which were developed in a previous course, through academic research, clear academic expression of their thoughts, and enhancing their abilities in description and narration. It offers fundamental concepts for paragraph writing, sentence topics, topic unity, and coherence. This course also focuses on enhancing students’ ability to read more attentively, reduce unnecessary reading time, and increase comprehension and focus efficiency using various reading skills.
  10. Foreign Language 1: This course enables students to write topics in another European language such as French, German, or Turkish through academic research. Students will learn to express their thoughts clearly and academically in this language and develop their abilities in description and narration. It provides fundamental concepts for writing coherent paragraphs and sentence topics, maintaining their coherence.
  11. First Aid: This course seeks to introduce students to first aid, its importance, and general guidelines for providing first aid. It covers the contents of a first aid kit, initial assessment of the injured, the objectives of first aid, the method of rescuing the injured, recognizing methods of resuscitation, defining shock, loss of consciousness, and fainting, as well as how to administer first aid for wounds, bleeding, and fractures.
  12. Foreign Language 2: This course trains students to understand discussions conducted in another European language such as French, German, or Turkish, focusing on concentrated topics related to specific interests and fields that correspond to their abilities and competencies. It also trains them in verbal communication on topics related to social relationships, contemporary events, and study subjects. Additionally, it aims to improve their pronunciation to be clear, accurate, and understandable.
  13. Computer Skills: This course discusses  fundamental information related to using computers in education and leveraging educational computer capabilities. It covers dealing with basic MS Office applications, as well as working with digital images and editing them using computer applications.
  14. Communication Skills: This course introduces students to the concept of communication, its types, and levels, describe the concept of self, enable students to understand and self-awareness. Throughout this course, students will study the foundations, principles, and theories of communication, as well as the factors influencing communication effectiveness. It focuses on developing various communication skills and emphasizes individual interaction within a group and interaction with the environment.
  15. Literature and Thought History: This course includes a large collection of short stories representing different periods of English literature history. The primary goal of this introductory course is for students to analyze and critique simplified literary texts. This also enhances their language skills and promotes the use of various sentence structures.
  16. Classroom Management Skills: This course introduces the concept of classroom management, its importance, objectives, functions, and methods. It covers factors affecting classroom learning, classroom environment, classroom interaction, the role of the teacher in classroom management, classroom problems, and strategies used to address them.
  17. Research Principles: This course aims to familiarize students with a set of skills related to organizing and comprehending new information, retaining information, or dealing with assessments. These are discrete techniques that can typically be learned in a short period and applied to all or most fields of study.
  18. Grammar and Phonetics (3): This course focuses on differentiating between American and British English accents fluently, paying attention to the use of vocabulary specific to each accent. It also aims to develop their ability to use language rules in forming correct sentences.
  19. Grammar and Phonetics (4): This course aims to deepen students’ understanding of phonetic rules in the English language through academic research in English. It includes studying words that sound similar, known as homophones, and mastering the correct use of tenses in their appropriate contexts.
  20. Writing and Comprehension (3): This course focuses on advancing students’ writing skills in English by writing academic essays based on sound academic research, selecting phrases professionally, and adhering to global academic standards. It aims to make it easy for them to express their ideas academically and master the art of description and narration fluently.
  21. Writing and Comprehension (4): This course enables students to write essays and texts in English free from errors and colloquial expressions while focusing on both form and content in academic writing.
  22. Translation 1: This course provides students to the most important definitions, types, concepts, problems, and standards related to translation. It also presents the main text templates, their types, genres, functions, and practical applications in translation practice.
  23. Translation 2: This course aims to train students in translating sentences and paragraphs from English to Arabic and vice versa. It deepens their understanding of translation principles, develops their ability to translate passages, enhances their awareness of potential translation challenges, and improves their use of various types of dictionaries and self-learning skills.
  24. Teaching Methods in English Language: This course introduces students the most important teaching methods for the English language. It covers curriculum methods and test preparation steps. It also aims to introduce both traditional and modern concepts in teaching methods.
  25. Conversation and Listening Skills (1): This course trains students in listening through listening to clear and simple audio clips, followed by discussions on their daily lives and activities.
  26. Conversation and Listening Skills (2): This course traines students how to gain the onversation and listening skills such as comprehension, description, explanation, focused listening, and studying audio clips, including tone and voice layer analysis.
  27. Diverse Practical Exercises (1): This course introduces the importance of practical field training in teacher preparation. It clarifies the various tasks students will undertake during this training, providing them with opportunities for direct interaction with students. Students will prepare and execute integrated activities with students.
  28. Introduction to Linguistics: This course teaches students the fundamental components of language on a scientific basis, explaining and clarifying them. It aims to deepen students’ understanding of some linguistic issues and clarify the main principles of language, such as its independence. It encourages logical and linguistic thinking in their studies.
  29. Translation 3: This course covers the foundational principles to be followed in translation and anticipates the problems that students may encounter during the process. It requires students to translate a selection of texts from English to Arabic and vice versa. It also focuses on translation principles and the required stages in this process.
  30. Translation 4: This course teaches translation methods and requirements, taking into account the best way to use dictionaries and how to deal with differences between Arabic and English. It aims to train students to master translation after identifying and addressing their mistakes, and it discusses the differences between the two languages.
  31. Conversation and Listening Skills (3): This course enables students to develop their speaking skills by acquiring new vocabulary and using it in classroom discussions. It encourages students to speak on topics of interest to them, develop good listening skills by listening to their peers, and comprehending the topics they listen to before initiating speaking.
  32. Conversation and Listening Skills (4): This course help students to develop fluency in speaking and the ability to listen and understand quickly in students. It emphasizes active listening, interaction during conversations, thinking in English, seizing opportunities to speak immediately, using body language to help clarify ideas, reformulating ideas while speaking fluently, and seeking English-speaking friends to increase practice and build confidence.
  33. Introduction to American Poetry: This course is an introduction that attempts to trace the origin and evolution of American literature from its earliest beginnings to modern times. It covers a wide range of works from various literary genres and analyzes their ideas, concepts, and fundamental movements across different historical periods.
  34. Curriculum Design and Development: This course introduces students to the components and objectives of the curriculum. It enables students to plan, implement, and develop curriculum. It familiarizes them with curriculum design theories, principles, and processes. The course covers curriculum objectives, highlights language content in curriculum design, enhances students’ skills in curriculum development, communication objectives, and evaluates societal factors.
  35. Modern Educational Techniques: This course teaches students the concept of educational technology, understand instructional design processes, become familiar with theories supporting educational technology, and learn about the specialization, educational benefits, and models of modern educational technology techniques. It also covers the concept of e-learning technologies, their characteristics, objectives, origins, and formats, as well as educational activities through online learning environments and content management systems.