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.

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Event Calendar

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Tuesday, September 17, 2024

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Study Abroad Opportunties

Check out our upcoming study abroad opportunities.

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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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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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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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Student Resources & Clubs

Stay engaged and connect with peers

Get connected to scholarships, learn about study abroad opportunities, and more. We also have exciting and active student organizations and clubs. Check them out!

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Career Resources

Pursuing a degree in English or Linguistics opens up a wide array of exciting career opportunities across various industries. Graduates can explore paths in creative writing, education, legal professions, public service, marketing, public relations, finance, fundraising, non-profit organizations, forensic science, and media.

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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