Department of English and Theater
Bachelor of Arts in English
Download Spring 2015 course descriptions for English and Theatre courses (excluding First Year English).
Download Guide to First Year English and Spring 2015 course descriptions for First Year English (ENGL 101, 101L, and 102).
Congrats to Alyse Bingham and Scott DeRouen, winners of the 2014 Sheila J. Tombe Award for Outstanding English Major!
George Pate's play, Indifferent Blue, winner of the 2008 Tennessee Williams One-Act Comedy Playwriting Award has just been published by Next Stage Press.
Lauren Hoffer's "Employment Relations and the Failure of Sympathy in Hardy's Desperate Remedies and The Mayor of Casterbridge," has appeared in The Victorians Institute Journal 43 (2013).
Robert Kilgore's essay, "The Politics of King David in Early Modern English Verse," appeared in Studies in Philology 111.3 (Summer 2014) and his essay, "From 'Employment' (I) to 'Grace': George Herbert’s Restructuring of Work” has been published in George Herbert Journal.
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The Bachelor of Arts in English
The B.A. in English is the traditional study of language and ideas through literature as well as the preparation for writing in creative, academic, and professional contexts. Graduates of the English program know how to write persuasively and assess the claims made by others. They excel wherever people value cultural literacy and superior language skills. Because these skills are foundational to many pursuits and are always in demand, the English major is a particularly versatile degree in today’s job market. The English major prepares students not only for careers in writing, editing, and teaching, but also for graduate study or employment in a multitude of other fields, such as law, business, journalism, publishing, religion, library science, and medicine.
Minor Programs in English and Theater
The Department offers three different minors: an English Minor in Literature, an English Minor in Writing, and a Theater Minor. Learn more.
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