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English Department

Our department seeks to provide outstanding instruction in the study of literature and in the writing of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Graduates achieve an understanding of a variety of classic and contemporary texts and are able to communicate with clarity, write with authority, and analyze and evaluate ideas critically.

The department features a distinguished and award-winning teaching faculty who are authors, short-story fiction writers, and poets. Central to the English department curriculum is the creation of an atmosphere of open inquiry, where students and faculty can work together toward an appreciation of literature and writing.

Major & Concentrations:

  • English – Writing or Literature Tracks – B.A.
  • Teaching Concentration – in collaboration with Education – B.A.


  • English
  • Writing

Program Learning Outcomes