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Become a creative thinker and articulate professional who's prepared for the changing world of the 21st century. In addition to our English program's core and advanced classes in literature and culture, drama, and/or professional writing, you'll have the opportunity to pursue your interests in a second field of study.
We also encourage innovation in research and development. Our program emphasizes the following:
A Solid Foundation: Our core English courses provide a firm background in literary traditions, history, and research.
Technology: We incorporate online discussion boards, Web-based learning environments, and videoconferencing into our courses and encourage innovation in research and program development.
Multiculturalism: Our degree takes a multicultural and diverse approach to the study of literature. Course offerings, faculty, and resources focus on bringing you the world and its literature.
Employment opportunities for English majors have traditionally been excellent. Today's global marketplace demands an ever-greater number of candidates with strong writing, editing, and speaking skills, as well as computer literacy, software skills, and Internet training.