Welcome to the Department of English

Our flexible program offers the perfect springboard to a rewarding career. 

Pursue your passion for literature, creative writing, professional writing, rhetoric and composition, linguistics, English education, or film and media studies. MSU Denver English majors acquire higher-level communication and digital technology skills while developing the deep cultural understanding and sensitivity that is necessary for socially responsible work. 

Explore our Majors and Minors

We offer programs in English and Linguistics. Did you know? Our English major has new, fresh and updated concentrations and our Linguistics program is one of only two in the State of Colorado.

Check out our Programs

Event Calendar

All-Day (9:30 AM to 9:00 PM)

February 21st

41st Black World Conference: A Symposium on Black Love and Black Joy

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Creative Writing Center KC 421

February 27th

Alliance LARP Colorado Presentation on on Narrative Construction and World Building

6:30 PM Sie Film Center

March 4th

Film: The Vampire & A Fool There Was Double Feature

Explore the Department of English

Learn more about our Faculty and Staff, get connected to your Academic Advisor, find career resources and scholarships, and stay engaged with student organizations and campus resources.

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Get to know your Faculty and Staff

Find quick contact information and faculty office hours on our Faculty and Staff Directory, then visit our Bios page to learn about their background, teaching interests, research and more.

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First Year English Requirement

Learn more about the steps required to place in your first-year English class. If you have questions, please contact us. We’re happy to help.

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Academic Advising

Professional academic advisors and faculty advisors can help you navigate college. Meet with your advisor at least once a semester to stay on track for graduation.

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Scholarships

This spring the Department of English offers four scholarships for $1,000 toward 2024-25 tuition.

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Internships

MSU Denver’s English Department has access to internships exclusively for English Majors.

RoadRunnerReview

MSU Road Runner Review

MSU Roadrunner Review is a student-curated literary journal out of the Creative Writing program at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Student Resources & Clubs

We also have exciting and active student organizations and clubs. Check them out!

Giving to the Department of English

Your generous donations support MSU Denver students pursue their dreams. Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to provide a quality and competitive education for our students.

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Department of English Contact Information

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Campus Location:
King Center
4th floor

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 32
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

Phone: 303-615-1800

Fax: 720-778-5760

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