BA in English

General

Program Description

A.C.T.’s innovative BA in English features concentrations in Language & Literature and Communication and New Media. The program of studies has been designed to be fresh, modern, and relevant to the academic and professional realities of today.

The aims of the BA are to:

  • provide students with vital knowledge in the subject areas of literature, social media and communication, gender, linguistics, and culture;
  • cultivate students’ analytical and creative skills for intellectual and professional purposes;
  • enable students to explore the evolution of English studies as it intersects a variety of academic disciplines;
  • help students become more astute readers, writers, thinkers, and communicators;
  • challenge students to operate more effectively in multicultural, interdisciplinary environments, both as students and future professionals; and
  • inspire confidence, open-mindedness, and personal and professional success.

YEAR ONE

  • English 101
  • History 120
  • Politics 101
  • Philosophy 101
  • Computer Science 101
  • Math 100
  • Economics 101
  • English 102
  • English 120
  • Biology 101 or Ecology 110

YEAR TWO

  • English 203
  • Comm 127 - Communication, Culture & Society
  • English 220 - Introduction to Twentieth-Century Poetry and Drama
  • English 273 - Introduction to Linguistics
  • computer science 107 - Multimedia I
  • Anthropology 101 or Sociology 101 or Psychology 101
  • English 275 - Sociolinguistics
  • Free Elective
  • Major Elective
  • English 250 - Advanced Writing and Professional Communication

YEAR THREE

  • English 230 - English Literatures
  • Comm 217 - Media in Transition
  • Philosophy 203
  • Free Elective
  • Major Elective
  • Hum 246 - Introduction to American Cultural Studies
  • Marketing 200/Marketing 214/Soc Sc.215/Soc Sc 228
  • Comm 233 - Introduction to Journalism
  • Comm 327 - Research Methods in the Humanities
  • Major Elective

YEAR FOUR

  • English 390 - Senior Thesis I
  • English 300 - Image, Text, Culture
  • Comm 317 - Communicating through New Media
  • Soc Sc 399 - Service Learning
  • Major Elective
  • English 395 - Senior Thesis II
  • Comm 227- Media Theory
  • Anthr 349 - Intercultural Communication
  • Free Elective
  • Major Elective
Last updated December 2017

About the School

ACT (American College of Thessaloniki) is the tertiary division of Anatolia College, an institution with a long and prestigious history that dates back to 1886. ACT is accredited in the United States ... Read More

ACT (American College of Thessaloniki) is the tertiary division of Anatolia College, an institution with a long and prestigious history that dates back to 1886. ACT is accredited in the United States by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Read less