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Department of English Language and Literature

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English is for everyone. Our majors and minors gain expertise in critical and creative thinking, writing, and the communication of complex ideas, honing the foundational skills valued by employers in a wide range of fields and vital to a 21st century career.

Majors >>
With four different tracks to choose from, each with flexible course options, you can design a program to suit your goals and interests.

Minors >>
English offers four different minors that work well with majors across the University.

Advising >>
The English department is committed to personal advising. We assign each major a faculty advisor to consult on courses and to help plan for the future.

Awards >>
In English we recognize, and celebrate, the excellent work our undergraduates do with multiple awards each year.

Course Descriptions >>
Check out our diverse course offerings—in literature, creative and professional writing, rhetoric, speech communication, linguistics, film and other media.

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