The English Major in the Bachelor of Arts degree is designed for students who seek a broad knowledge in the humanities through the study of literature and writing. Students may consider equally broad areas when applying this knowledge. Some possibilities include business, social work, government, education, creative arts, and/or graduate school. Emphasis is on the exploration of works in British, American, Comparative Literature, the study of critical theory, the understanding of language and culture, and the enhancement of writing and research skills.
The program offers several options for taking: a) a major and minor, b) a major and concentration, or c) double majoring. Concentration/specialization options include Applied Communication, Creative Writing, and Literature.