Pulling the World Power
Dept. of ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Since its establishment in 1981, the Department of English Language & Literature at Incheon National University has been dedicated to fostering talented individuals. The aim is to develop leaders who contribute to human development by understanding global culture, utilizing English and Anglo-American literature. The department boasts excellent faculty members specializing in various fields, including English literature, English language, and English education.
Through education in the Dept. of English Language and Literature at Incheon National University, students become "human resources with creativity and problem-solving skills based on humanistic knowledge," "international professionals with excellent English language skills," and "people who contribute to the world by utilizing their abilities."
Students in the Dept. of English develop their writing, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and understanding of people and language. They also enhance their English speaking and presentation skills and create a vibrant university culture through various departmental events.
Students can develop communication skills and a sense of globalization by participating in activities. These include English speech and presentation competitions, academic festivals, mock international conferences, and taking advantage of short-term study abroad and cultural exchange programs to understand local English-speaking cultures better.
They will also gain practical experience and skills by participating in internships.
In addition, students can develop and demonstrate their skills outside of their majors through various inter-department activities. These include original language plays, English nights, and club activities in collaboration with other departments.
Our students have gone on to a wide range of careers after graduation, and the list goes on and on.
Many of our graduates have found employment overseas due to their excellent English language skills. They contribute to society in various professions, including logistics and trade, finance, IT companies, civil officials, public enterprises, service industries, and cultural organizations.Students who want to pursue more specialized academic research or work in English education go on to graduate school.