Mission

The mission of the  B.A. in English Language is to provide students with mastery over the English language and its literature broadly conceived. Students are prepared for future careers in teaching, communications, or for advanced degrees in the field of English studies.

Total Credits
102
Apply Before
January 2018
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Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of the program should be able to:

  1. 1.Develop knowledge of English and its diverse cultural and literary forms;
  2. 2.Become lifelong learners of English as an academic discipline, acquiring graduate degrees and pursuing opportunities to build on their undergraduate training;
  3. 3.Follow a successful career path by turning academic skills into professional competences;
  4. 4.Use their training in interpretation and analysis to become lifelong critical thinkers in all their endeavors;
  5. 5.Construct a code of ethics to guide their professional and personal lives.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students should be able to:

  1. 1.Describe the different stages of English literary history and of the most representative writers of the English language;
  2. 2.Explain the structure of the English language as it has evolved over time through the use of linguistics as an academic discipline;
  3. 3.Apply critical and interpretive methods to the study of language and literature;
  4. 4.Understand the multiplicity of Anglophone dialects and literatures of the world;
  5. 5.Articulate how literary and cultural texts can transform one’s understanding of self and others.

Graduation Requirements

Students majoring in English must successfully complete a total of 102 credits with an overall GPA of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum average of 2.0/4.0 in the major requirements. A minimum grade of “C” is required in ENL 213 and ENL 223.

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (30cr.)

Free Electives (9cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
ENL 301 Introduction to the Study of Language 3 cr.
ENL 311 Phonetics 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (15cr.)
LIR 214 Introduction to Literary Genres 3 cr.
LIR 215 Introduction to Literary Criticism 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Summer Session Year I (6cr.)
LAC 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (15cr.)
ENL 312 Morphology 3 cr.
ENL 313 Syntax 3 cr.
ENL 314 English Vocabulary 3 cr.
LIR 216 English Literature to the end of the 19th C. 3 cr.
ENL/LIR Pool Course 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)
LIR 217 American Literature to the end of the 19th C. 3 cr.
LIR 305 Novel to the end of the 19th C. 3 cr.
ENL 316 Fundamentals of Discourse Analysis 3 cr.
ENL/LIR Pool Course 3 cr.
ENL/LIR Pool Course 3 cr.
Summer Session Year II (6cr.)
LAC 3 cr.
Free Electives 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
ENL 415 Applied Linguistics 3 cr.
ENL 416 Language Theories 3 cr.
LIR 306 Drama to the end of the 19th C. 3 cr.
LIR 315 Modern and Contemporary Novel 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (12cr.)
LIR 316 Lebanese Writers 3 cr.
LAC 3 cr.
ENL/LIR Pool Course 3 cr.
ENL/LIR Pool Course 3 cr.
Free Elective 3 cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

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