- The main emphasis of the Amharic Language and Literature courses will be on those elements designed to provide skilled, knowledgeable and well-rounded experts.
- The degree will be BA in Ethiopian Language(s) and Literature – Amharic. Practice in the language and in any other subjects given will form a central part of the course and a range of supportive courses in addition to major area courses.
- Final assessment will be by a combination of written examinations, continuous assessments, evaluation of field work presentation, and a Student Research Project. Graduate Profile
With or without further professional training as deemed necessary, graduates will be able to serve/work as:
- Writers and editors of reports (both general and technical), minutes, newspaper dispatches (releases and articles), essays, and speeches Editors, critics and reviewers of literary works
- Journalists and public relations officers
- Compilers and editors of dictionaries
- Translators, interpreters and terminologists
- Public relations officers in various offices and organisations
- Researchers in issues related to literature (oral and written), literacy, language, language planning, language, society and culture
- Consultants in issues related to language and literature.
- Successful completion of all courses in major, general and supportive courses with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 in overall credit hours
- Removing all “F”, “NG”, and “I” grades from every course the students have registered for
- A minimum of “C” Grade in CBTP and student research projects.
Percentage grade points are converted into letter grades using the fixed scale grades (≥95= A+, 94.9 85 = A ,84.9 -80=A-, 79.9-75=B+, 74.9- 70= B, 69.9 – 65= B-, 64.9-60= C+, 59.9-50=C, ≤49.9 =F )
- No credit and no grade point are given for an “F”.
- The total grade points are then divided by the total credit course for the GPA.
- The first figure (2) indicates the year, i.e., second year.
- The middle Figure (1) indicates the courses given in the department, i.e. 1=Linguistics, 2 = Literature, 0 = Skills courses and 3 = Common and supportive courses
- The third figure (3) stands for semesters; odd numbers stand for first semester and even numbers for the second semester courses.