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Bachelor Program

The School of Foreign Languages and the Discipline of Business English at a Glance

As one of the earliest schools of foreign languages that set up the discipline of business English in China, the School of Foreign Languages of Northeast Normal University stemmed from the Russian Section of the Chinese Department of Northeast University which was founded in 1948. It comprises five departments including the English Department, Russian Department, Business English Department, and the Department of College English for Non-English Majors. It also includes a teaching and research office for second foreign languages and 4 academic research centers. The school now has an enrollment of 1490 undergraduates, 610 master candidates and 84 Ph.D students. Conditions of education are being improved continuously, the School of Foreign Languages now boasts of 2 teaching buildings occupying a usable area of 19,000 square meters, 8 language laboratories, 5 computer rooms, 12 multi-media classrooms and 1 experimental center for network teaching.

The discipline of Business English (International Business Management) started as the discipline of E-commerce which was founded in 2001 with the aim of training specialized personnel with solid English foundation, broad global exposure, specialized knowledge and skills in international business, cross-cultural communicative competence and humanistic literary as well as expertise in more than one discipline so as to qualify them for roles in management, economy and trade, finance in the world arena.

Education Curriculum of Business Engish

The 1st Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

INT008

1

Ethics and Laws

40

3

Compulsary

GEC

INT013

1

Situation and Policy


1

Compulsary

GEC

STY007

1

Advanced Mathmatics C


4

Compulsary

GEC

PHE005

1

Military Theories

20

1

Compulsary

GEC

PHE006

1

Military Training


1

Compulsary

GEC

COM002

1

Information Technology


2

Compulsary

GEC

PHE001

1

Physical Education 1

40

1

Compulsary

GEC

WYS207

1

(Business) English Listening 1

40

1

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS201

1

Comprehensive (Business) English 1

120

6

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS211

1

English Pronunciation

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS212

1

BEC (Preliminary)

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS301

1

Business Communication (1)

60

3

Compulsary

MEMC

The 2nd Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

INT010

2

Outline of Chinese Modern History


2

Compulsary

GEC

PHE002

2

Physical Education 2

40

1

Compulsary

GEC

LIT001

2

Writing


2

Compulsary

GEC

WYS208

2

(Business) English Listening 2

40

1

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS215

2

English Grammar and Writing

40

2

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS202

2

Comprehensive (Business) English 2

120

6

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS213

2

BEC (Vantage)

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS404

2

Computer Programming

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS305

2

Introduction to Business 1

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS311

2

Western Economics

120

6

Compulsary

MEMC

The 3rd Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

INT011

3

Marxist Theories

60

3

Compulsary

GEC

PHE003

3

Physical Education 3

40

1

Compulsary

GEC

WYS203

3

Comprehensive (Business) English 3

120

6

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS209

3

(Business) English Listening 3

40

1

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS310

3

Survey of English and American Countries

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS214

3

BEC (Higher)

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS306

3

Introduction to Business 2

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS420

3

Construction of E-commerce Website

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS302

3

Business Communication 2

60

3

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS401

3

Management

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

The 4th Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

INT015

4

Mao's Theory and the Introduction to Chinese Socialist Theories

40

4

Compulsary

GEC

PHE004

4

Physical Education 4

40

1

Compulsary

GEC

WYS216

4

English Reading and Writing

40

2

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS204

4

Comprehensive (Business) English 4

120

6

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS210

4

(Business) English Listening 4

40

1

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS423

4

E-Commerce Principles

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS421

4

E-commerce Website Design

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS309

4

International Business Etiquette

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS308

4

Introduction to Chinese Culture

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS307

4

Selected Reading of Business Classics

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS303

4

Business Translation (English-Chinese)

40

2

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS402

4

International Marketing

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS220

4

Second Foreign Languge German 1

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS223

4

Second Foreign Languge Japanese 1

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS227

4

Second Foreign Languge French 1

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS312

4

Accounting

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

The 5th Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

WYS205

5

Advanced (Business) English

80

4

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS502

5

English Linguistics

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS409

5

Strategic Management

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS501

5

Introduction to British and American Literature

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS424

5

Socioeconomic Statistics and Software

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS422

5

E-Commerce Data Base Technology

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS417

5

International Trade Principles and Policy

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS304

5

Business Translation (Chinese-English)

40

2

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS221

5

Second Foreign Language German 2

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS224

5

Second Foreign Languge Japanese 2

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS228

5

Second Foreign Languge French 2

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

The 6th Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

WYS206

6

Advanced (Business) English

80

4

Compulsary

MEFC

WYS407

6

Business Interpretation 1

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS414

6

Business Ethics

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS504

6

English Rhetoric and Writing

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS413

6

Organizational Behaviour

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS412

6

Human Resources Management

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS425

6

Internet Technology and Application

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS410

6

International Finance Management

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS222

6

Second Foreign Language German 3

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS403

6

International Trade Practice

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS226

6

Second Foreign Languge Japanese 3

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS229

6

Second Foreign Languge French 3

80

4

Compulsary

MEMC

The 7th Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

WYS411

7

Entrepreneurial Case Analysis

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS505

7

Discourse and Academic Writing

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS426

7

Online Marketing

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS508

7

English Speech

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS415

7

Logistics Management

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS406

7

Project Management

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS503

7

Selected Reading of British and American Literature

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS416

7

Finance Management

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS408

7

Business Interpretation 2

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS405

7

International Business Law

40

2

Compulsary

MEMC

The 8th Semester

Code

Semester

Title

Hours

Credits

Note

Type

WYS506

8

English Movie Appreciation

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS419

8

International Business Research Programme

60

3

Selective

MESC

WYS507

8

Introduction to European Cultures

40

2

Selective

MESC

WYS418

8

International Business Negotiation

80

4

Selective

MESC

WYS509

8

Internship


6

Compulsary

MEMC

WYS510

8

Graduation Thesis


4

Compulsary

MEMC

Explanation of course type:

GEC: General Education Courses

MEFC:Major Education Fundamental Courses

MESC:Major Education Series Courses

MEMC:Major Education Main Courses