The English Literature Department in Chobuk University took the first step in research study of the language in 1953 after the school was established. There are programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree, and the department is divided into literature, language, and cultural studies. In the literature division, the lectures are on poetry, novel, play, review (critic), theory on England and America and the Third World literature. In the language division, the lectures are on syntax, phonemics, semantics, and English teaching methods, and for the cultural studies division, conversation, English writing, movies, and plays are opened for registration. There are professors in each field of study, and visiting professors from overseas are also teaching.