The Department of English Language and Literature provides solid English language training as well as translation and interpretation skills. We are well known for our emphasis on linguistic, literary and cultural studies. In response to domestic industry demand and globalization, the English Department aims to train students to develop specialized language skills and to cultivate their knowledge and appreciation of the humanities. Graduates of the Department should have fostered the abilities to work professionally in cross-cultural fields, to think in global terms and to adapt to specific needs and demands of a dynamic work environment.
Undergraduate studies: For the minimum number of credits required for graduation please refer to the annual credit chart. Apart from compulsory courses and common core courses, all students are required to take 16 credits on courses outside the English Department to broaden skills and overall knowledge. Taking into consideration post-graduation work opportunities, students are eligible to take business and management courses.
Students accepted into the Department after Academic Year 97 must complete 18 credits in literature course of their choice. (see the annual credit chart)
Note: “Introduction to Western Literature” and “Introduction to English and American Literature” are mandatory for all students of the Department.
Apart from the minimum credits required for graduation, students who enrolled after Academic Year 97 are also required to pass at least one of the following exams:
GEPT- High-Intermediate Level
TOEFL- 83 points
TOEIC- 800 points
IELTS- level 6.0