In the Philippines, the perceived deterioration of English language proficiency has caused anxiety among educators and the general public as there is a great demand for college graduates with adequate facility of English so that they can be employed in jobs that require such competence.
In support of the government’s vision for making the country more competitive in the global market, the AB English Language program aims to graduate students who will pursue careers in research and publishing, in teaching English either in the academe or in business and the industry, in law, advertising, journalism, broadcast communication, foreign service and public relations.
The courses in the program are designed t6o integrate both theory and practice to prepare the students for their exposure to real world use of English in various settings.
The degree program shall be called Bachelor of Arts in English Language. It can also be called by any of the following names:
- Bachelor of Arts in English
- Bachelor of Arts in English Language Studies.
Graduates of the AB English Language may have career opportunities in English language research and English language teaching in the academe and English language training in business and the industry. They may also be in publishing, editing, law, advertising, journalism, broadcast communication, Foreign Service and public relations.
- Senior Information Systems Internal Auditor
- Senior Fraud Examiner
- Senior Forensic Internal Auditor
- Financial Services Manager (Commerce & Industry and Government Sectors)
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Information Officer
- Vice President for Finance/CFO (for GOCC’s)
Concordia aims to develop fundamentally – competent, articulate, and socially responsible and technology- savvy accountants capable of leading social changes. Specifically, it aims to achieve the following program objectives:
- To improve the students’ English language competencies through a better understanding of the structures and use of language
- To enhance the students’ knowledge of the discipline; and
- To provide opportunities for the practical application of the following competencies gained:
- Articulate a comprehensive and contextualized view of the English language system and development
- Communicate in English (both oral and written) fluently, accurately, and creatively in diverse academic, professional, social, and cultural settings
- Facilitate English language learning in the school setting
- Teach English communication skills using knowledge of best practices
- Enhance literacy development and critical/creative thinking among students through the use of different types of texts
- Engage in English language research relevant to the school and workplace settings.