Mission and Objectives

The Department of Languages and Literature’s programs support the University’s mission by extending Department resources to all who strive for academic excellence. The Department is dedicated to the promotion of knowledgeable, perceptive, and humane citizens secure in their self-awareness, equipped for personal fulfillment, sensitive to the needs of others, and committed to assuming productive roles in a challenging global society.

Objectives of Department

  • To develop students’ competence in language skills, especially writing and speaking effectively
  • To develop students' knowledge about language, the literature of various periods and peoples, and the processes of critical thinking and writing.
  • To prepare students for teaching, further study and research, and other careers involving analytical, critical, and communicative proficiencies.
  • To provide students the broad intellectual background necessary for personal enrichment and engaged citizenship.