Languages and Literature

About the Department

The Department of Languages and Literature is a powerhouse of competent, vibrant and world-class faculty members in the fields of English, Filipino, Ilokano and Foreign Languages, Linguistics, Communication, Literature, and Arts. With 28 faculty members, the department offers two baccalaureate programs (Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Bachelor of Arts in Communication) and two graduate programs (Master of Arts in English Language and Literature and Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics).  Alongside these program offerings, the Department provides general education as well as specialized instruction and training related to the specified areas. It also conducts researches and extension services geared towards developing proficient users of the languages and responsible media practitioners.

 

Department Objectives

The Department of Languages and Literature aims to:

  1. Develop and facilitate instruction in the fields of languages, literature, communication and arts across disciplines;
  2. Accelerate language, communication, literature, and arts learning in diverse social, cultural, academic and professional setting;
  3. Participate actively in issues, challenges and currents trends in language, communication, literacy, literary, and arts education;
  4. Conduct innovative researches, productive extension projects and support developments in the industry that involve languages, communication, literature, and arts;
  5. Provide trainings to improve language and communicative abilities of the stakeholders; and
  6. Produce globally competitive graduates in the areas of language, literature, and communication

 

Program Offerings

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics

 

Awards/Recognition of the Department/Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language – Level III (Phase I)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Level I
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature – Level I
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics – Level I

 

Institutional Memberships

  •  Linguistic Society of the Philippines
  • Philippine Advocates of Communication Education Association, INC

 

Contact Person

JAN RICH A. GUIRA, M.A.

Chairperson, DLL

College of Arts and Sciences

Mariano Marcos State University

Batac City 2906, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Email: jaguira@mmsu.edu.ph