Department of English
Becoming a strong writer and critical thinker is a powerful addition to any major
If you are thinking of majoring in business, theatre, communications or just about any other major, adding an English minor will help develop your writing abilities and give you transferable skills to help you succeed in any setting.
What will I learn?
You will explore American and British literature, practice creative writing and learn how literature has impacted culture and society throughout history, all taught by professors who are passionate about their craft.
This course explores the development of Western culture as revealed by its literature. You will examine works that provide the foundations for the Western literatures, including the Classical, Judeo-Christian, Celtic and Germanic traditions through the fifteenth century. Learn about writers including Homer, Sophocles, Plato, Virgil, Augustine, Bocaccio, Dante and Chaucer, as well as the national epics of Western European countries.
Explore the English Department
See what opportunities are available to you in the English Department. Our supportive professors will show you how to get involved and make the most of your coursework.