Study Plan

1) Academic area: Linguistics

2) Program Duration: 4 years

3) Medium of Instruction: English/Portuguese/Spanish/Chinese

4) Instructional method: face-to-face

5) Total credits for the program: 148

100 credits of all courses selected from one of the majors from Table 1 – 3

9 credits of courses selected from one of the fields from Table 4

15 credits of courses selected from one of the fields from Table 5

24 credits of the courses from Table 6 including:

  • 18 credits of core courses
  • 2 credits of elective courses from the Science and Technology category
  • 2 credits of elective courses from the Social Science category
  • 2 credits of elective courses from the Humanities and Arts category

Table 1

Course

Type

Credits

English Major

Fundamental English I

Core

6

Fundamental English II

Core

6

Fundamental English III

Core

6

English Reading I

Core

4

English Reading II

Core

4

Extensive English Reading

Core

4

English Audio-Visual and Speaking I

Core

2

English Audio-Visual and Speaking II

Core

2

English Audio-Visual and Speaking III

Core

2

Oral Communication in English

Core

2

English Grammar

Core

2

Advanced English I

Core

6

Advanced English II

Core

6

Advanced English III

Core

6

Advanced English IV

Core

6

Introduction to Linguistics

Core

2

Interpreting between English and Chinese

Core

2

English Composition I

Core

2

English Composition II

Core

2

Theories and Practices of Translation I (English and Chinese)

Core

4

Theories and Practices of Translation II (English and Chinese)

Core

4

History of British and American Literature

Core

2

Elementary Reading I

Core

3

Elementary Reading II

Core

3

Students are required to obtain a total of 12 credits from either one of the following foreign language options:

Option 1:

Spanish I

Core

4

Spanish II

Core

4

Spanish III

Core

4

Option 2:

Portuguese I

Core

4

Portuguese II

Core

4

Portuguese III

Core

4

Option 3:

Japanese I

Core

4

Japanese II

Core

4

Japanese III

Core

4

Table 2

Course

Type

Credits

Portuguese Major

Fundamental Portuguese I

Core

6

Fundamental Portuguese II

Core

6

Fundamental Portuguese III

Core

6

Fundamental Portuguese IV

Core

6

Advanced Portuguese I

Core

4

Advanced Portuguese II

Core

4

Advanced Portuguese III

Core

4

Advanced Portuguese IV

Core

4

Portuguese Audio-Visual and Speaking I

Core

2

Portuguese Audio-Visual and Speaking II

Core

2

Portuguese Audio-Visual and Speaking III

Core

2

Language and Culture of Lusophone Countries I

Core

4

Language and Culture of Lusophone Countries II

Core

4

Language and Culture of Lusophone Countries III

Core

4

Theories and Practices of Translation I (Portuguese and Chinese)

Core

4

Theories and Practices of Translation II (Portuguese and Chinese)

Core

4

Literature of Lusophone Countries

Core

2

Portuguese Reading I

Core

4

Portuguese Reading II

Core

4

Portuguese Composition

Core

2

History, Culture and Society of Lusophone Countries

Core

2

Portuguese Phonetics

Core

2

Oral Communication in Portuguese

Core

4

Advanced Portuguese Communication and Audio-Visual Speaking

Core

2

English I

Core

3

English II

Core

3

English III

Core

3

English IV

Core

3

Table 3

Course

Type

Credits

Spanish Major

Fundamental Spanish I

Core

6

Fundamental Spanish II

Core

6

Fundamental Spanish III

Core

6

Fundamental Spanish IV

Core

6

Spanish Reading I

Core

4

Spanish Reading II

Core

4

Spanish Audio-Visual and Speaking I

Core

2

Spanish Audio-Visual and Speaking II

Core

2

Spanish Audio-Visual and Speaking III

Core

2

Spanish Audio-Visual and Speaking IV

Core

2

Advanced Spanish I

Core

4

Advanced Spanish II

Core

4

Advanced Spanish III

Core

4

Advanced Spanish IV

Core

4

Language and Culture of Hispanic Countries I

Core

2

Language and Culture of Hispanic Countries II

Core

2

Language and Culture of Hispanic Countries III

Core

2

Language and Culture of Hispanic Countries IV

Core

2

Spanish Phonetics

Core

1

Spanish Composition

Core

2

Theories and Practices of Translation I (Spanish and Chinese)

Core

4

Theories and Practices of Translation II (Spanish and Chinese)

Core

4

Spanish Society and Culture

Core

2

Latin American Society and Culture

Core

3

Oral Communication in Spanish I

Core

2

Oral Communication in Spanish II

Core

2

Oral Communication in Spanish III

Core

2

Spanish Grammar

Core

2

English I

Core

3

English II

Core

3

English III

Core

3

English IV

Core

3

Table 4

Course

Type

Credits

Field Studies

Elective

9

Thesis Writing

Elective

9

Table 5

Course

Type

Credits

Students are required to complete all courses of either one of the following fields:

Business Administration

Introduction to Management

Elective

3

Marketing

Elective

3

Fundamentals of Finance

Elective

3

Organizational Behavior

Elective

3

Microeconomics

Elective

3

Communication

Introduction to Communication

Elective

3

News Reporting and Writing

Elective

3

Intercultural Communication

Elective

3

Public Relations

Elective

3

Advertising

Elective

3

International Tourism Management 

Introduction to Management

Elective

3

Finance

Elective

3

Business Statistics

Elective

3

Human Resources Management

Elective

3

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Business

Elective

3

Table 6

Course

Type

Credits

Chinese Reading and Writing

Core

3

Mathematics and Logic

Core

3

General Study of Chinese & Western Cultures

Core

3

Information Technology

Core

2

Speaking and Debating Skills

Core

3

University Life

Core

1

Introduction to Constitutional Law and Basic Law

Core

1

Physical Education and Sports

Core

2

Science and Technology

Astronomy

Elective

2

Earth Science

Elective

2

Life Science

Elective

2

Environmental Science

Elective

2

Masters Series of Science and Technology

Elective

2

Special Topic in Science and Technology

Elective

2

Social Science

Introduction to Politics

Elective

2

Sociology

Elective

2

Introduction to Psychology

Elective

2

Introduction to International Relations

Elective

2

Public administration

Elective

2

History of Macau

Elective

2

Chinese History

Elective

2

Introduction to Philosophy

Elective

2

Global Issues

Elective

2

Special Topic in Social Science

Elective

2

Humanities and Arts

Films Appreciation

Elective

2

Selective Readings of Modern Chinese Literature

Elective

2

Appreciation of Traditional Chinese Poems

Elective

2

Selective Readings of Masterpieces in World Literature

Elective

2

Music Appreciation

Elective

2

Fine Arts Appreciation

Elective

2

Appreciation of Culture and Arts

Elective

2

World Cultural Heritage

Elective

2

Special Topic in Language Learning

Elective

2

Special Topic in Humanities and Arts

Elective

2

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Bachelor's Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has:

1. completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan of his or her program within the specific study period*

2. abided by the regulations of the University

3. cleared all fees and charges and returned all University property and equipment borrowed

* Students admitted from the academic year 2017/2018 onwards are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above in order to graduate.

* Students, admitted before the academic year 2018/2019, please refer to the study plan of their admission year.

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