Missouri State University

Department of English


Literature: News that never grows old.

Great works and criticism

As a student in this program, you will become an effective critical thinker. While completing this 36-hour major, you will learn to discuss and analyze American, British, World, children's, ethnic and women's literature at a most advanced level. You will also develop top-notch research and problem-solving skills.

Career options

As a pre-professional degree, the BA in Literature prepares you for any field where a liberal arts background is beneficial as well as for further graduate study in English, Library Science, and Law.


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