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Do you enjoy reading and writing in a variety of genres? Our English major is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in a wide range of diverse literature, literary analysis, critical interpretation and creative expression. You will complete courses in American and British literature, creative writing and specialized seminars like Multicultural Literature, Gender in Literature and History of the English Language. Major Author and Period Study seminar courses are regularly offered. Recent offerings have included Major Authors courses on Stephen King and Toni Morrison, and Period Studies courses on Modernism and Victorian Gothic.
The C-SC Difference
Our faculty have diverse areas of expertise, from Old English to popular culture, and would be thrilled to work with you on any area of literary studies that is of interest to you! Take advantage of the great opportunities to double major by pairing your English degree with Psychology, Business, Criminal Justice or Theatre and Communication.
What can I do with an English Degree?
From Social Media manager to Law School, English majors have unlimited possibilities.
Beyond the Classroom
- Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta
- A range of travel study courses – recent trips have included Egypt, Spain, Belize/Guatemala, Scotland, Ghana, London and Ireland.
Information About Our Minors
English majors can also minor in creative writing, which includes an introductory course; seminar-style courses in fiction, poetry and playwriting; and work on Harmony, the campus literary magazine.
Non-English majors can minor in English, which provides an opportunity to pursue your interests and specialization in a variety of courses.