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The study of literature not only exercises our skills of interpretation and critical thinking, but also gives us access to the history and ideas that have shaped our world.
Take this unique opportunity to study in Central Europe with the University of New York in Prague´s and the State University of New York, Empire State College’s talented American and international English language and literature instructors. The Czech Republic’s literary history spans languages, genres, and centuries, and includes such notables as Karel Čapek, Franz Kafka, Milan Kundera, and Bohumil Hrabal. Appropriately, the program includes a significant emphasis on comparative world literature.
It offers courses that foster competency in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication, cross-cultural understanding, and literacy. A distinctly global focus includes (but is not limited to) works by African-American, North American, Caribbean, and Latin American authors.
The Bachelor in English Language and Literature program’s interdisciplinary focus fosters the development of broadly educated individuals who are able to apply their knowledge and skills creatively and flexibly in a broad range of situations and prepares them for a wide range of careers, or for further study at the postgraduate level. Concentrations in literature, communications, and cultural studies are preparation for the fields of education, law, public relations, and social media. This four-year degree is awarded by the State University of New York, Empire State College.