Program Competencies

Field Competencies of the Department of English Language and Literature
1-  To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
2-  To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature.
3-  To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts.
4-  To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects.
5-  To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres.
6-  To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures.
7-  To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field.
8-  To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking.
9-  To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research.  
10- To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production.
11- The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English.
12-  To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects.
13- To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language.
14- To be able to understand and be a part of world culture.