English Degrees

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Majors

Bachelor of Arts, English - The English major offers students an opportunity to experience representative American, British, and world literature, to discover and develop an appreciation of ideas and values, to cultivate critical thinking, to develop a knowledge of the English language and its operation, and to strengthen writing skills.

Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education  


Minors

Professional Writing - The minor, Professional Writing, provides students an introduction to the opportunities in print journalism. Students will learn the principles of professional writing and will have the opportunity to develop writing skills in a variety of creative modes. English majors will not be able to count English courses taken for their major.

Literature - TThe minor in literature provides a literature program to students majoring in areas other than English. Students will learn how to read and appreciate literature. They will receive an introduction to the historical breadth of one world area, and read more deeply in each of the three: American, British, and world literature.