The UT Tyler Department of Literature and Languages offers courses in writing, rhetoric, American literature, British, and World literature, history of the English language, Spanish, French, Japanese, Latin, and Philosophy. These courses support the University's Core Curriculum requirements, a variety of undergraduate degree and certificate options, and a master's degree program.
Mission Statement: The Department of Literature and Languages seeks to give majors a critical understanding of and appreciation for literature and the development of languages, including English and Spanish The department seeks to teach its majors how to read critically, how to analyze an argument in a text, and how to respond intelligently to that argument in writing.
Learning Outcomes: The Department of Literature and Languages seeks the following learning outcomes:
- Students will be able to analyze a text, formulate an appropriate and original thesis, and write a well developed critical paper about that text.
- Students will be able to research a literary topic, integrate and correctly document an adequate number of sources, and write/construct a substantial paper/project.
- Students will be able to discuss the nature, structure, and/or development of the target language.
- Students will be able to recognize major genres, periods, and important critical terms and critical movements that characterize the study of literature.
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799
telephone: (903) 566-7373
fax: (903) 565-7300
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Interdisciplinary Conference, April 10th.
Dr. Ross invited to join NEH Summer Seminar, "The Aesthetics of British Romanticism: Then and Today."
Literature & Languages Library Fall 2009 Newsletter
Dr. Tilghman slected for the Freeman Institute for Japan Studies
Dr. Wu's essay wins 2009 Theresa J. Enos 25th Anniversary Award