Why Major in English?
Many students are attracted to a degree in English because they enjoy writing and have earned accolades for their writing skills. Studying English enables students to develop strong verbal and written communication skills through coursework, projects, and experiential learning. Our students develop excellent interpersonal skills including teamwork and relationship building, conflict management, persuasion, and other highly marketable skills. Our curriculum prepares graduates with the necessary critical thinking and communication skills for success in a multitude of career paths and graduate study opportunities.
The Department of English offers four major programs for undergraduate study as well as a variety of minors and certificates.