Dept. of English Language and LiteratureCollege of Humanities
- Tel : 82-031-379-0430
- Room : 3321
Our Department of English Language and Literature is a place to learn the humanities, English linguistics and English and American literature necessary for the global era, and to cultivate humanity’s spirit and the creative cultural ability of the citizens of the world. Practical English in speaking, listening, reading, and writing is a basic education in our department. English linguistics is a discipline that explores the history and structural characteristics of English and deepens understanding of English and enhances understanding of human beings as linguistic beings. English literature explores English and American literatures which have played a major role in world cultural history and multi-layered cultures of English speaking countries. Learning English linguistics and literature is a process of building a humanistic ability to understand and analyze all the phenomena of the global world by building a high level of language ability. Our department is dedicated to nurturing global talents with top-notch professors who are familiar with practical English education, English linguistics and literature.
Our department is committed to fostering students equipped with the ability of global culture, communication and critical humanistic spirit.
Global culture ability
Through curriculum and various extracurricular activities, students cultivate global cultural skills that contribute to the world and local communities.
English communication skill
Students develop the ability to understand not only language but also the culture and society of English speaking countries to pioneer their own way and make their own world.
Students develop their major competency through rigorous reading, accurate writing, critical dialogue and discussion, presentation centered classes and strict academic instruction.
The academic goals of our department aim to realize the following.
- Realization of our department’s concept of talent
- To improve the humanistic world view and personality of English language and literature majors, critical thinking, defining creative problem and solving ability, and communication skill in English.
- To develop global communication skills based on an understanding of English and American literature, culture and history, and global society and culture
Concept of Talent
Our department nurtures glocal intellectuals based on critical thinking, creative problem definition and the ability to solve.
Graduation requirements for our department are higher than the official English language scores required by most professional certification exams.
International public organizations, international community organizations, domestic and foreign companies, public institutions and corporations, broadcasting stations, media companies, film companies, university professors, English teachers and lecturers at various schools, translation and interpretation companies, law firms, etc.