Saturday, 23 September 2017

 

The Department of English

The Major Goals

Website of the Department

Head of the Department

Administrative Secretary of the Department

Degree Programs and Courses

Academic Highlights

List of the Faculty Members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Overview

According to the values of the society and the overall view toward humanities, the field of English Language and Literature has been established by taking multiple objectives into account: acquiring the four English language skills (listening, reading, speaking, and writing), getting acquainted with English literature, and helping to develop students’ literary skills.

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Website of the Department

 http://geographydept.um.ac.ir/

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Head of the Department

Dr. Ali Khazaei Farid

Education: Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics

Academic Rank: Associate Professor

Homepage:   khazaeefarid.profcms.um.ac.ir

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Tel: 051-38805242

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Administrative Secretaries of the Department

Tayebeh Ebrahimi Shah Abadi

Education: M.A. in Persian Language and Literature

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Tel: 051-38806765

Seyed Ahmad Seyedi Noghabi

Education: M.A. in General Linguistics

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Tel: 051-38806766

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Degree Programs and Courses

B.A. Program

Undergraduate students are required to complete 136 credit hours within 8 semesters of enrollment toward the degree.

M.A. Program

The major aim of this program is to train students to teach different English language courses at universities and institutions of higher education and meet the needs of society. The number of credit hours required to earn the Master's degree is 32 (28 theoretical credits and 4 thesis credits).

Ph.D. Program

The chief aim of this program is to train students to teach different English language courses. Graduate students must complete their degree within a maximum of 8 and a minimum of 6 semesters of enrollment. This is commonly thought of in 2 phases of progress: coursework and dissertation. The second phase of the study begins with successfully passing the comprehensive exam (the conclusion of phase 1) and ends with the dissertation defense.

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Academic Highlights

B.A Program

  1. 1.In order for undergraduate students to complete courses in 4 academic years, their semester load must range from 12 to 20 hours toward the degree. For students with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 17, a maximum of 24 credits can be attempted.
  2. 2.Students who are on academic probation with a GPA of less than 12 must elect a course load of no more than 14 credits.
  3. 3.Students who fail to achieve a GPA of 12 after spending 3 consecutive semesters (or 4 total semesters) on probation, may be academically dismissed from the University.
  4. 4.An unexcused absence from a final examination will result in a mark of zero entered for that course.
  5. 5.Class attendance is mandatory. Students who are deemed absent for more than 3 class sessions in a row will have a mark of zero entered for that course and will consequently be dropped from the course.
  6. 6.Students with a GPA of at least 17 who attend the 3 summer terms of the undergraduate degree program (6 credits each), will graduate a semester early.
  7. 7.Undergraduate students who rank first during the program are admitted into graduate courses without taking the entrance examination.

M.A. Program

  1. 1.The semester load must range from 8 to 12 hours toward the degree.
  2. 2.A grade of pass indicates performance of no less than a 12 on each course.
  3. 3.Students who fail to achieve an average of 14 in 2 semesters, will be placed on probation and academically dismissed from the University.
  4. 4.An unexcused absence from a final examination will result in a mark of zero entered for that course.
  5. 5.Class attendance is mandatory. Students who are deemed absent for more than 3 class sessions in a row will have a mark of zero entered for that course and will consequently be dropped from the course.
  6. 6.Graduate students must complete their degree within 5 semesters of enrollment.

Ph.D. Program

  1. 1.A grade of pass indicates performance of no less than a 14 on each course.
  2. 2.Students who fail to achieve an average of 16 in 2 semesters, must take additional credits to reach the minimum GPA required for graduation or will otherwise be academically dismissed from the University.
  3. 3.Students should take their comprehensive exam by the conclusion of their 4th semester of study.
  4. 4.The minimum passing grade for the comprehensive exam (both oral and written) is 16.
  5. 5.Students must complete their degree within 9 semesters of enrollment.

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List of the Faculty Members

List of the Faculty Members

 

No

Name

Expertise

Academic Rank

1

Pishghadam Reza

Social Psychology of Language Education

Professor

2

Taebi Noghondari Zohreh

Comparative Literature

Assistant Professor

3

Hosseini Fatemi Azar

Second Language Education

Associate Professor

4

Khodadady Ebrahim

Testing

Assistant Professor

5

Khazaee Farid Ali

Linguistics, Translation Studies

Associate Professor

6

Khoshsaligheh Masood

Multimedia Translation

Assistant Professor

7

Sayedi Vahideh

Classical Literature, Comparative Mythology

Lecturer

8

Shahriari Hesamoddin

Corpus Linguistics, Conversation Analysis and Writing Analysis of Iranian Language Learners

Assistant Professor

9

Askarzadeh Torghabeh Rajabali

Drama, American Literature

Assistant Professor

10

Ghazanfari Mohammad

English Language Teaching, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics

Associate Professor

11

Ghazizadeh Khalil

English Language Teaching

Assistant Professor

12

Ghabanchi Zargham

Language Education, Applied Linguistics

Associate Professor

13

Ghorban Sabbagh Mahmood Reza

Literary Theory, Stylistics

Assistant Professor

14

Ghorbani Nezhad Tahereh

English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Lecturer

15

Ghandeharion Azra

Media and Literature, Cultural Studies

Assistant Professor

16

Ghonsooly Behzad

Psychology of Language Learning, Introspection

Professor

17

Hashemi Mohammad Reza

Sociology of Language

Associate Professor

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