Course Title Course Code Program Level
SOCIAL SCIENCES TRANSLATION II MYC230 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies Programme Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
1 2 - - - 28 3 4

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Vocational
Prerequisites There is no pre-requisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The main purpose of this course is to teach terminology used in social sciences and broaden the perspective of students.
Course Content This course includes translation studies from different subdisciplines of social sciences such as anthropology, sociology, social antropology,pschology, archeology, philosohy etc.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Having sufficient background for translating social sciences texts
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction : course outline & objectives of course
2. Week The subjects and methods of different social sciences, teaching how a translator overcome the obstacles in social sciences texts.
3. Week Translation practice 1:Translating an article about psychology
4. Week Translation practice 2: Translating an article about sociology
5. Week Translation Practice 3: Translating an anthropological article
6. Week Translation practice 4: Translating a story from mythology - The story of Narcissus
7. Week General revision
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Translation practice 5: Translating a philosophical text
10. Week Translation practice 6: Translating an informative historical text about Egypt
11. Week Translation practice 7: Translating an article about art history& mythology
12. Week Translation practice 8: Translation of Cultural Studies & feminism
13. Week Terminology - word formation
14. Week General assessment of the Instructor.
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 20
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Required articles, books and documentaries about social sciences will be provided by the ınstructor after exchanging ideas with the students
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)