The Department of English gives you a dynamic education with real-world applications –– check out some of our more unique course offerings below to see what we mean. We offer both major and minor programs, each featuring either a literature or writing concentration. It’s our goal to train you in thoughtful literary analysis. This not only encourages great pleasure in reading, but also provides stimulating intellectual challenges and versatile training for a variety of careers.
In our program, you’ll develop a fundamental understanding of the power of language and thought. Professors act as your navigators across landscapes of rich literary histories, and the cultural contexts of numerous and diverse written works. Upon graduating with a major or minor, you’ll be a mature reader, thinker, and writer. You’ll be able to engage confidently in thoughtful analyses, conduct insightful discussions, and write with acuity and critical self-awareness.