Department of English Language and Literature aims to cultivate the potentiality of our students to be able to adjust themselves to any situations or circumstances related to the language of English they might face in their future. Through courses of Liberal Arts students learn to become well-rounded persons. Through major courses of English students learn various subjects from linguistics such as phonology and syntax and literature such as novels and poems. Curriculum also assures competence in communication and cultural understanding to study and work in international environments.
Advantages of JIU English Major
Extensive and Rigorous Curriculum
– Innovative education system that allows students to learn various subjects from classical literature and drama to business English and interpretation.
– Curriculum designed to assure competence and aptitude in communication and cultural understanding to study and work in international environments.
– Graduates will be able to choose from a diverse selection of international careers; multi-national businesses, global marketing, internet and media, language education, tourism and translation, (non)governmental organizations, and foreign affairs. Students are also encouraged to further studies to advanced degrees(M.A/Ph.D) abroad to become leaders in their fields.