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Degree Programs

The English major may choose an emphasis in one of the following: 

  • Open Major/No Concentration
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Secondary Education, leading to licensure.

The English minor may choose an emphasis in one of the following:

  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Cinema Studies
  • Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Writing

The linguistics major combines studies in language and society with linguistic diversity.

The linguistics minor may choose an emphasis in either linguistics or language.

Majors and Minors: Find more advising information on our degree programs and course offerings.

English Department faculty members develop professionally, maintaining currency in the curricula they teach and in their scholarly and creative work leading to various forms of publication and presentation. They serve the University and community by volunteering in schools or other organizations by sharing with their fellow citizens the insights of teacher-scholars educated in the tradition of the liberal arts.