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Faculty of Letters and Humanities Department of English Language and Literature

Qualification Awarded

The Bacelor's Degree in English Language and Literature (first cycle in English Language and Literature) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.

Specific Admission Requirements

The Department of English Language and Literature takes undergraduate students with the results of OSYM (YGS and LYS) DIL-1 exam. See for details, www.osym.gov.tr

Qualification Requirements

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the program (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

Recognition of Prior Learning

The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their education to obtain Bachelor's degrees if they are successful in selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from those exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.

History

The Western Languages and Literature department was founded in 1994. English Language and Literature graduate program has started to take students in 2013-2014 academic year.

Profile of the Programme

The department of English Language and Literature aims to educate philologists who have adopted ethical values, who are aware of the realities of the world, who have adopted the importance of life long learning, equipped with the knowledge, skills and approaches necessary to serve in all areas of English philology. The BA program consisting of a total of 8 semesters in 4 years, aims to provide students with an advanced level of language skills, core knowledge in literary terms, literary history, literary theory and criticism, culture, and vocational competence in language, literature, criticism, and cultural studies.

Program Outcomes

1- Have gained adequate knowledge of English Language, Literature and Culture.
2- Have obtained a general knowledge of Literatures in English (USA, Ireland, Canada, South Africa, Australia, etc.)
3- Have adequate knowledge of literary genres, concepts and terms.
4- Have theoretical and practical knowledge of the systematic structure, mechanics and transformations of language
5- Be able to apply literary, critical, historical and linguistic approaches to textual analysis.
6- Be able to comparatively apply their knowledge of English Literature and Culture to other Western Cultures and Literatures as well as Turkish Culture and Literature
7- Be able to transfer the extent of knowledge, communication skills, critical viewpoint and flexibility they have gained through the study of culture and literature to other areas of life (teaching, tourist guiding, translation, international relations, editing, etc.)
8- Be able to utilize analytic strategies during the process of freethinking and incorporate the results in critical and creative processes to generate new ideas and projects
9- Have developed a world view that is aware and critical of elements such as language, religion, gender, cultural, and sexual identities and diversities
10- Be able to make use of the knowledge and skills they have obtained in awareness of their professional and ethical responsibilities, and develop independent operative skills by taking initiative
11- Have obtained the skills for designing a scientific research, writing academic articles and evaluating the sources.
12- Have knowledge of a second foreign language, other than English
13- Be able to produce efficient translations by developing translation strategies for different text types
14- Obtain (English Language) Teaching Certificates and qualify to work as English Teacher
15- Be able to use the computer software and other multimedia technologies related to her/his field

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Marking and assessment methods for courses are provided in detail in each "Course Syllabus".

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a grade average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the program (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of English Language and Literature will find vocational opportunities in publishing houses, magazines, literary and cultural journals, newspapers, film studios, various public institutions (such as the Turkish Radio and Television Institution - TRT, the Foreign Office, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of National Education etc.), international institutions, as well as European Community, projects and institutions. Graduates can also focus on areas of translation that require specific terminology and specialize as translators and/or interpreters in fields such as medicine, economy, archaeology, automotive, and law. Job opportunities are also available in tourism. They can enter the teaching profession at public or independent schools after having gained a Teaching Certificate. Furthermore, graduates may pursue an academic career by taking up scientific study at universities (at Master's and Doctorate level).

Access to Further Studies

The graduates holding Bachelor's Degree are eligible to apply to Master's Degree programs at national level and/or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.

Mode of Study

First Cycle (undergraduate)

Programme Director

Associate Prof.Dr. Çiğdem Pala Mull

ECTS Coordinator

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB1801 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I Required 2 0 2
ENF1801 USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Required 4 0 3
TDB1801 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
İED1001 Introduction to Literature Required 3 0 6
İED1003 Advanced English I Required 3 0 6
İED1005 Composition Required 3 0 6
İED1007 Mythology Required 3 0 5
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED1002 English Cultural History Required 3 0 6
İED1004 Advanced English II Required 3 0 6
İED1006 Classical Literature Required 3 0 5
İED1008 Academic Research and Writing Required 3 0 6
İED1010 Advanced Speaking Required 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED2001 Critical Approaches to LiteratureI Required 3 0 5
İED2003 English Lit. I (until 18th C.) Required 3 0 6
İED2005 Survey of American Lit. I Required 3 0 5
İED2007 Linguistics I Required 3 0 6
İED2501 Advanced Reading Elective 3 0 5
İED2503 Introduction to Short Story and Prose Elective 3 0 5
İED2505 Comparative World Literature Elective 3 0 5
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED2002 Critical Approaches to Lit. II Required 3 0 5
İED2004 English Lit. II (18th C.) Required 3 0 6
İED2006 Survey of American Lit. II Required 3 0 5
İED2008 Linguistics II Required 3 0 6
İED2502 Introduction to Novel Elective 3 0 5
İED2504 American Cultural History Elective 3 0 5
İED2506 Gender and Literature Elective 3 0 5
İED2508 Advanced Writing Elective 3 0 5
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED3001 Literary Theory and Criticism I Required 3 0 5
İED3003 English Literature III (19th C.) Required 3 0 6
İED3005 English-Turkish Translation Required 3 0 6
İED3501 English Drama (until 20th Century) Elective 3 0 5
İED3503 Nationalism and National İdentities Elective 3 0 5
İED3505 Literature and Film I Elective 3 0 5
İED3507 Popular Culture Elective 3 0 5
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED3002 Literary Theory and Criticism II Required 3 0 5
İED3004 English Novel I Required 2 0 6
İED3006 Shakespeare I Required 2 0 6
İED3502 Gothic Novel Elective 3 0 5
İED3504 Literature and Film II Elective 3 0 5
İED3506 Contemporary English Drama Elective 3 0 5
İED3508 History of Civilization Elective 3 0 5
İED3510 American Poetry Elective 3 0 5
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED4003 English Literature IV (20-21st C) Required 3 0 6
İED4005 Turkish-English Translation Required 3 0 5
İED4007 American Novel Required 3 0 6
İED4501 Political Novel Elective 3 0 5
İED4503 Utopian/ Dystopical Novel Elective 3 0 5
İED4505 Travel Literature Elective 3 0 5
İED4507 Modernism/ Postmodernism Elective 3 0 5
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İED4002 English Poetry Required Elective 2 0 6
İED4004 English Novel II Required Elective 2 0 6
İED4006 Shakespeare II Required 2 0 5
İED4502 Post-Colonial Literature Elective 3 0 5
İED4504 Detective Fiction Elective 3 0 5
İED4506 Autobiography and Literature Elective 3 0 5
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I122134233231112
USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY111211321241315
TURKISH LANGUAGE I113424222231411
Introduction to Literature555455555551441
Advanced English I454444555551453
Composition444444555551453
Mythology345344555533431
                
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
English Cultural History554355555542441
Advanced English II454444555551453
Classical Literature345354555533431
Academic Research and Writing445544555553445
Advanced Speaking444544555551452
                
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Critical Approaches to LiteratureI455455555552441
English Lit. I (until 18th C.)555455555541441
Survey of American Lit. I455455555541441
Linguistics I545555555553452
Advanced Reading544555555551452
Introduction to Short Story and Prose455455555552441
Comparative World Literature455455555553441
                
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Critical Approaches to Lit. II4 5455555552441
English Lit. II (18th C.) 454545445552441
Survey of American Lit. II455455555541441
Linguistics II545555555553452
Introduction to Novel555455555541441
American Cultural History555454555542441
Gender and Literature443344355441213
Advanced Writing545554555551554
                
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Literary Theory and Criticism I555455555551441
English Literature III (19th C.)555454555541441
English-Turkish Translation444544555553554
English Drama (until 20th Century)555454555541441
Nationalism and National İdentities555455555551441
Literature and Film I555455555541444
Popular Culture5 5355555541441
                
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Literary Theory and Criticism II555455555551441
English Novel I555454555551441
Shakespeare I555454555541441
Gothic Novel555455555541441
Literature and Film II555455555541444
Contemporary English Drama555454555541441
History of Civilization555355555543441
American Poetry555454555541441
                
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
English Literature IV (20-21st C)555454555541441
Turkish-English Translation444545555553554
American Novel555454555541441
Political Novel555454555541441
Utopian/ Dystopical Novel555354555541441
Travel Literature555355555542441
Modernism/ Postmodernism555455555553441
                
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
English Poetry555454555541441
English Novel II555454555541441
Shakespeare II555454 55541441
Post-Colonial Literature555355555552441
Detective Fiction555354555541441
Autobiography and Literature555354555551441
                
 

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