The English Department aims to improve students’ abilities in grammar, composition, creative writing, critical thinking, and their understanding and appreciation of literature.
English is a desirable major concentration of undergraduate study for creative writing, education, law, publishing, advertising and public relations, government service, journalism, and other language-related fields. English is usefully combined as a minor concentration with premedical and other science-related fields.
View the English department's course descriptions in the current College Catalog.
The English Department's Writing Center is open to students of all levels interested in improving their writing in any discipline. Faculty members offer individualized and group instruction in expository and creative writing, research and documentation, as well as grammar and usage.
The English Department faculty act as Faculty Mentors to provide an opportunity for students to receive individualized support.