Understand the Human Condition
Reasons to Pursue an English Degree
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.
- Nov. 30, 5 p.m: Sigma Tau Delta Graduate School Info Night in English Dept. Conference Room, KC
- Current High School Teachers, New Grads: We have Graduate Courses!
- Don't know what to take for your first course as a major or minor? Ask an advisor about ENG 2000 Introduction to Textual Studies, the new Rhetoric Minor, or the new Open Major!
- Applying for a Scholarship? Need Financial Aid? Check out the new FAFSA rules and deadline.
- Grateful! That's how we feel toward MSU Denver's NCTE chapter and Dr. Jill Adams for all the hard work in hosting the annual Colorado Language Arts Society fall conference on Oct. 15.
- Congrats! The following English Education majors received scholarships from the School of Education: Crystal Dottenwhy, Allison Joyce, Amanda Sheahan, and Garrett Bradford
A Community of Scholars, Writers and Readers
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.