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Reasons to Pursue an English Degree

‌‌Our majors and minors gain understandings about the human condition that comes from the experience and appreciation of exploring global perspectives.

English studies is a big field, including English education, literature, creative writing, composition and rhetoric, linguistics, and cinema. Our diverse classes offer students more choices and more opportunities to explore their interests. Students hone critical reading and writing skills. They seek answers to the difficult questions. They create. They lead.

Employers notice the depth of knowledge students with English degrees bring to business. In a recent Huffington Post blog, Steve Strauss highlights reasons to hire an English major.

Study what you love. 

Graduate on time.

Maximize career flexibility.

Turn classroom learning into real-world know-how.

How can You turn your studies in English into a successful career?

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5th Annual

Undergraduate English Conference  

New this year: Student Open Mic
Join us March 11, 2016.

A Community of Scholars, Writers and Readers

The Department of English faculty members form a community of readers and writers who pursue the study of humane letters for both aesthetic and practical reasons.

In keeping with the liberal arts tradition of general education, we promote the basic intellectual skills of critical reading and writing as well as the kind of understanding of the human condition that comes from the experience and appreciation of serious literature.

Our majors include English education, linguistics, composition studies, professional writing, film studies, creative writing and literature. It all begins with words on a page.


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