Department of English Language and Literature (TEL: 032-835-8120)
Our department offers a diverse array of courses in English Literature, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics (English Language Education) in M.A. and Ph.D. programs, which will help graduates to succeed in today’s academia as well as in a variety of professional goals.
The primary goal of our education is to help students develop critical thinking skills and in-depth knowledge of the language, literature, and culture of the English speaking world.
|Ph. D. State University of New York, 1993
|Ph. D. University of Texas at Austin, 2000
|English Education, Syntax
|Ph. D. The Ohio State University, 2009
|19th-century American Literature, Philosophy and Literature
|Ph. D. Texas A & M University, 2012
|Victorian, 20th & 21st English Novel, Children’s Literature
|Ph. D. Rice University, 2012
|Semantics, Pragmatics, Cognitive Linguistics
|Ph. D. The Ohio State University, 2014
|English and American Drama
|Ph. D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016
|Long Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (1660-1830)
|Jung, Chae Kwan
|EdD. University of Warwick, 2011
|Corpus Linguistics, AI-Assisted Translation, English for Specific Purposes, North Korean English Education, English Test
|Ph. D. Rutgers University, 2015
|20th & 21st-Century American novel, Migration and Diaspora Studies
- M.A. candidates and Ph.D. candidates are required to submit dissertation in consultation with their faculty advisors.
- M.A. students must declare their majors and select faculty advisors by the end of the second semester.
- Upon completion of required coursework, students are required to obtain the approval of their faculty advisors to take the Candidacy Exam.
- A minimum total of 24 credit hours will be required to earn an M.A. degree. Students who enter with an M.A. from another program or another institution will typically transfer 6 credit hours, which means they will need to earn a minimum of additional 18 credit hours for the M.A. in our program.
- A minimum total of 36 credit hours will be required to earn a Ph.D. degree. Students who enter with an M.A. from another program or another institution will typically transfer 9 credit hours, which means they will need to earn a minimum of 27 credit hours for the Ph.D. in our program.
- Students who enter without a B.A. in English Language and Literature or its equivalent are typically required to take undergraduate courses as prerequisites. These courses will be selected by the department.
- The Candidacy Exam must be taken in two different fields of study.