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