American College of Thessaloniki (ACT)
The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is the tertiary division of Anatolia College, an academic institution with long and distinguished history that goes back to its establishment in 1886. ACT is accredited in the United States by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. In addition to ACT having full NEASC accreditation, the undergraduate programs delivered at ACT are also validated by Open University, UK. ACT has also been granted a license by the Greek government to operate as a private post-secondary educational institution (“College”).
ACT’s comprehensive curriculum offers Bachelor degrees in Business with 4 concentrations, Computer Science, Business Computing, International Relations, and English with 2 concentrations, a Master of Science (MS) in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with 4 concentrations.
The intercollegiate programs that ACT runs in collaboration with renowned US & EU educational institutions also offer our students the opportunity to pursue degrees in various additional disciplines that include Sports Administration, Hospitality & Tourism, Political Science, Law, Engineering, and more.
ACT also provides an extensive need and merit-based financial aid program.
The course focuses on teaching effective search strategies, critical thinking skills, selecting and evaluating resources and the ethical use of information. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- identify various types of resources offered by the library
- construct effective searches and implement specific searching strategies in order to effectively select and access relevant and accurate information
- incorporate resources into course assignments and projects
- critically examine resources and applying evaluation criteria
- select the most relevant, reliable, accurate, and valid information for course assignments and projects,
- demonstrate an understanding of the ethical use of information, basic copyright, fair use of copyrighted material and academic integrity
The aim of this course is to consolidate students’ knowledge of essential grammar and sentence structure in written and oral communication. To this end, the overall focus of the course will be to learn in context the form, meaning and use of grammar and syntax to communicate accurately and effectively. By the end of this English lab course, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to do the following:
- understand grammatical items being studied in context
- effectively use grammar in both written and oral communication
- effectively use a variety of sentence structures
- demonstrate ability to discern among various grammatical structures and to use them in context.
- increase vocabulary use in both written and oral communication.
- improve reading comprehension skills using authentic texts
Application process and criteria
Applicants should complete the online application available here. The supporting application material includes:
a) an official high school transcript
b) an official document indicating completion of secondary education
c) English certificate at a minimum level of B2
d) a copy of the passport
e) one small photo
All application documents should be officially translated in English and be forwarded to the ACT admissions office by mail.
Applicants who do not hold an English certificate at B2 level will be required to take a Proficiency language test for the English language course at ACT, on September 11, 2017.
The application deadline is August 30, 2017.
Applicants are required to have basic IT skills for the Information Literacy course.
Point of contact
Ms. Roula Lebetli
Telephone: 2310 398-239