Department of English

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of English offers undergraduate major and minor programs with specializations in:

  • Literature
  • Writing and Discourse Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Border Studies
  • English as a Second Language
  • Teacher Certification at both secondary and elementary levels

Major and minor programs in English offer students an opportunity to discover more about the world they live in, to learn to appreciate the artistic works of fellow human beings, and to develop literary and language aptitudes of their own. To students who view education primarily as career training, English programs provide excellent preparation for any profession requiring a high degree of skill and comprehension in oral and written communication.

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