English Language and Literature


About Department

Department Head Özden Sözalan Prof.

The Department of English Language and Literature, within the faculty of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, provides 4 years of formal education. Within the scope of the program, where the medium of instruction is English, the various styles and periods of English literature are examined; courses in the fields of textual analysis and criticism, American literature and comparative literature are offered to equip the students with a general perspective on the fields of contemporary cultural studies and literature. The program offers a wide perspective where the biological, psychological and social aspects of languages are treated holistically through courses on linguistics. Additionally, elective courses are offered from various disciplines whereby the students are equipped with the information, skills and competencies necessary to conduct interdisciplinary academic research. Our students have the opportunity to register to double major and minor programs.