Department of English, Theater, & Liberal Studies


Learn more about the courses you can take in Fall and Summer 2017!

faculty at graduation 2015


The Department of English, Theater, & Liberal Studies offers students a Bachelor of Arts in English, a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, and a variety of 18-credit Minors: in Literature, in Creative Writing, in Professional Writing, and in Theater. We also administrate the Interdisciplinary Minor in Film Studies

Our Bachelor of Arts in English, with Secondary English Language Licensure is pending approval from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (SCCHE). 

We sponsor a variety of student organizations: the Society of Creative Writers, a chapter of the international English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, and two theater groups: Rouges and Vagabonds and our improv troupe, The Sturdy Beggars. We publish a creative writing journal, The Pen, and USCB's interdisciplinary critical journal, The May River Review , and produce theatrical performances featuring USCB students. Get involved! Come join us!


Why English?

What we do in class, what we do outside of class, careers with an English major or minor, our English alumni, and what the media is saying. [Read More]

Contact Us

Dr. Lauren Hoffer
Department Chair
255 Library (Bluffton campus)
USCB Alumni: please email me with your news!

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