School of International Studies
外国语学院（School of International Studies）是成都文理学院下属所有二级学院中办学规模最大、办学层次最丰富的学院之一，目前学院在读学生近三千名，涵盖本、专科两个层次。
The School of International Studies, one of the schools with the largest scale and richest educational levels of Chengdu College of Arts and Science, has currently an enrollment of about 3,000 students of both undergraduate and junior college levels.
The languages taught in the school are English, Japanese, French, Spanish and Korean. The school offers undergraduate majors in English (English teaching and English translation experimental classes) and Business English at junior college level.
The school boasts a high-quality teaching team, currently with 160 full-time teachers and nearly 100 part-time teachers. There are more than 40 full-time teachers with overseas study background and 30 associate senior professors (or above). And there also is a team of distinguished and visiting professors engaged from many universities in Sichuan province, and foreign experts and scholars from the United States, Britain and other countries employed all the year round.
The School of International Studies is committed to cultivating application-oriented professionals - who will specialize in proficiency in foreign languages, literature appreciation, cross-cultural communication and critical thinking - and students majoring in foreign languages, with ability of research, innovation, information technology application and independent learning.
The employment rate of our graduates is 96%. They mainly work in vocational and technical schools, primary and secondary schools, translation companies and other institutions in and outside Sichuan, engaged in teaching, translation, administrative work and so on. In recent years, about 15% of our graduates are admitted to many well-known universities at home and abroad, including Sichuan University and Southwest University (National Key Universities).
1. English Major (Normal Education)
Major Introduction: This major is mainly characterized by training key English teachers in primary, secondary and vocational schools. It is derived from the training mode of Sichuan Normal University, and optimized according to the new national training standards for normal university students. Students should master the basic theories, knowledge and skills necessary for English major and English teaching, and understand the new development and achievements of English major and teaching-related subjects, engaged in English teaching and scientific research in primary and secondary schools and vocational schools. In addition to basic courses for English majors, students should pay special attention to the study of teaching methods and educational theories.
Graduates are mainly employed in English teaching, research and management in vocational colleges, secondary normal schools, primary and secondary schools, educational scientific research institutions and educational administrative departments at all levels.
2. English Major (Translation Experimental Class)
Major Introduction: This experimental class is mainly characterized by the cultivation of cross-language and cross-cultural communication skills. It is designed to meet the increasing demand for translation talents from the social and economic development, focusing on the improvement of oral and written translation practice ability. And this major aims to cultivate versatile application-oriented interpreters and translators who are familiar with Chinese and western cultures, with cross-language and cross-cultural basic literacy, proficient bilingual and two-way communication skills, and being familiar with foreign affairs, foreign trade and economic cooperation.
The main employment of the graduates covers translation and cultural communication work in translation companies, foreign-related departments of governments at all levels, enterprises and public institutions, higher vocational colleges, hotels and tourism departments, large-scale international conferences, foreign-related negotiations and follow-up translation work.
Period of schooling: three years of junior college
Major Introduction: This major is typically characterized by the talent training mode of “Business + English”. Business English major aims to cultivate senior professional English talents with solid English language foundation, systematic theoretical knowledge of international business management and strong practical skills, who are capable of translation, management, teaching and research in foreign trade, foreign affairs, culture, press and publication, education, scientific research, tourism and other departments.
The graduates are mainly employed in foreign trade and economic departments of governments at all levels, enterprises and public institutions, hotels, aviation and tourism departments, banks and financial institutions (translation), cross-border e-commerce, international trade, freight forwarding, customs declaration and inspection, etc.