Jan 27, 2021  
College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of English

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Downing (Chair), Adams, Harman, Martin, Mead, Olson, Rohrkemper, Sarracino, Skillen, Waters, Webster, Willen

For more information, please visit the Department’s website or check your course syllabi, which are available through the course instructor or at the High Library.

The Department of English offers an education that stresses both the knowledge and effective use of language and an understanding and appreciation of literature. Excellence in both writing and literary studies is the fundamental aim of the core program and of the rigorous and comprehensive concentrations that prepare students for graduate training in English or professions such as law and medicine, for professional writing careers in a variety of fields, or for teaching at the secondary level of education.

Majors Offered

The English Department offers an English major  with concentrations in Literature, Professional Writing and Secondary Education certification in English .

Minors Offered

The Department of English offers a Literature minor  and a Professional Writing minor . Each minor requires five courses (20 credits).

Honors in the Discipline

The Department of English participates in the College Honors in the Discipline Program. For guidelines, students should consult the Department Chair.

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