Double Degree in English Studies and Hispanic Philology

General

Program Description

goals

The objectives of the double degree degree in English Studies and Hispanic Philology that students will acquire after passing through them are the following:

  1. Advanced command of Spanish and English for effective communication in academic and professional contexts.
  2. Develop the ability to reflect on the varied uses of the Spanish and English languages from different perspectives of analysis: phonetics, phonetics, vocabulary, morphology, semantics, syntax, discursive, pragmatic, stylistic and sociolinguistic.
  3. Understand the evolution of both languages from a diachronic perspective, as well as historical and synchronous reasons that justify their rise as international languages.
  4. Understand the historical and cultural reality of Spanish and English speaking countries.
  5. Begin to translate texts from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish.
  6. Being able to learn languages autonomously.
  7. Being able to apply linguistic knowledge to the professional world. In this sense, although the traditional way out has been and continues to be teaching in public or private schools and language academies, there is currently a growing diversification in other sectors related to:
  • Teaching Spanish and / or English as foreign languages and their potential as an essential language of international relations.
  • Production of teaching materials for public or private institutions.
  • The translation and interpretation; Multilingual institutional communication in companies, publishers, libraries, language departments and private companies.
  • Literary criticism and technical advice in literary agencies.
  • The applications of language technology.
  • Tourism, public relations and international relations.
  • Cultural advice and management in documentation tasks in publishers, in collaboration with magazines and cultural supplements, and the coordination and planning of cultural activities in companies, foundations or public institutions.
  • Academic research

These objectives will be achieved taking into account the general principles indicated in article 3.5. of RD 1393/2007 (BOE No. 260 Tuesday, October 30, 2007), which establishes the organization of official university education.

These principles referred to in article 3.5. are:

  1. from the respect to the fundamental rights and of equality between men and women, having to include, in the curricula in which it proceeds, lessons related to these rights.
  2. from the respect and promotion of Human Rights and the principles of universal accessibility and design for all in accordance with the provisions of the tenth final provision of Law 51/2003, of December 2, on Equal opportunities, non-discrimination and accessibility universal of persons with disabilities, and should include, in the curricula where appropriate, lessons related to these rights and principles.
  3. according to the values of a culture of peace and democratic values, and should be included in the curricula where appropriate, lessons related to these values.

Resume

FIRST COURSE

First quarter

Second term

1. English I

2. German I

3. French I

4. Latin I

5. Linguistics

6. Epochs and Texts of Spanish and Hispanic American Literature

1. English II

2. German II

3. French II

4. Latin II

5. Greek

6. Spanish language

7. Introduction to English Language Literature

SECOND COURSE

First quarter

Second term

1. Literature Theory

2. English III

3. German III

4. French III

5. Cultures of English Speaking Countries

6. Phonetics and Phonology

7. Spanish language II

1. English IV

2. French IV

3. Commentary on English Language Texts

4. English Literature I: From the Victorian Era to the Contemporary Era

5. Morphosyntax I

6. Spanish language III

7. German IV

THIRD COURSE

First quarter

Second term

1. English V

2. History of the English Language I

3. Morphosyntax II

4. English Literature II: From the Civil War to the Victorian Era

5. Spanish literature of the Middle Ages

1. English VI

2. History of the English Language II

3. Acquisition and Learning of Languages

4. North American Literature I: From Transcendentalism to the Contemporary Era

5. Universal Literature

6. Spanish literature of the 16th century

FOURTH GRADE

First quarter

Second semester

1. Lexicon-Semantics and Pragmatics

2. English Literature III: From the Origins to the Civil War

3. History of Language I

4. Spanish grammar I

5. Optional

1. Spanish grammar II

2. Spanish literature of the twentieth century

3. History of Language II

4. Optional

FIFTH COURSE

First quarter

Second semester

1. Spanish literature of the 19th and 20th centuries

2. Spanish literature of the 18th and 19th centuries

3. Dialectology

4. The linguistic commentary: methodology and text analysis

5. Hispanic American Literature

6. Optional

1. Practicum

2. Final Degree Project

3. Optional

OPTIONAL

First semester electives

1. Linguistic Analysis of English

2. Contrastive Linguistics (English-Spanish)

3. Translation

4. North American Literature II: From Indigenous Traditions to Transcendentalism

5. English Novel: Tradition and Innovation

6. Other literatures in the English language

7. Literary Criticism

8. Lexicography and Semantics

9. Greco-Latin Literature

10. Modernism and avant-garde in Hispanic literature

11. Poetry of the Golden Age

12. Realism and Naturalism in Spanish literature of the 19th century

13. Rhetoric and Poetics

14. Sociolinguistics

15. Teaching English

Second semester electives

1. Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

2. Grammar Theories

3. Speech Analysis

4. Linguistic Variation of Contemporary English

5. English Theater: Texts and Representation

6. English Poetry: Voices and Images

7. Contemporary North American Novel

8. Literature and cultural exchanges between the Anglophone and Hispanic worlds

9. Comparative Literature

10. Prose of Fiction in the Golden Age

11. Spanish literature since 1939

12. Spanish-American literature of the second half of the 20th century

13. Literature Theory II

14. Do you speak Andalusian and Spanish in America

15. Pragmatics of Spanish

16. Latin Vulgar

Professional outings

The professional dimension and outlets for which this double degree enables are varied and apply to different fields, taking into account the importance of the Spanish and English languages and their progressive social demand in all professional fields. Among them they can stand out:

  • Teaching Spanish and / or English as a foreign language and its potential as a language.
  • Education in the teaching of foreign languages and literatures in Secondary and High School Institutes, in Language Institutes and private centers, professional training courses, training courses organized by public institutions, complementary training courses, etc.
  • The production of teaching materials for public or private institutions.
  • Literary criticism and technical advice in literary agencies.
  • Higher Education in language teaching, linguistics and literature in Higher Schools and Universities, or Spanish lecturers in foreign centers and universities.
  • Linguistic and literary research in the Spanish university or in foreign universities.
  • Translation, both literary and specialty languages.

Other professional opportunities are developed in the following areas:

  • Editorial industry
  • Language Policy and Planning
  • Linguistic and cultural advice in the publishing, tourism, journalistic, computer, media and administration sectors.
  • Terminology and specialized languages
  • Creative writing and literary criticism
  • Language and communication technologies
  • Cultural and artistic management
  • Linguistic mediation
  • Documentation
  • Archival and libraries
  • Human resources management
  • Judicial expertise in forensic linguistics
  • Tourist industry
Last updated Mar 2020

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