B.A. English

Our Bachelor of Arts program in English offers students the opportunity to concentrate in either literature or writing. In both concentrations, our majors engage with a curriculum that solidly grounds them with knowledge of important American, British, and World literature. It also provides the vital skills of critical thinking and writing, essential for professional and personal success. Above all, our English program promotes the love of reading. As author Neil Gaiman attests, “ ... reading is key. There were noises made briefly, a few years ago, about the idea that we were living in a post-literate world, in which the ability to make sense out of written words was somehow redundant, but those days are gone: words are more important than they ever were: we navigate the world with words, and as the world slips onto the web, we need to follow, to communicate and to comprehend what we are reading. People who cannot understand each other cannot exchange ideas, cannot communicate [...]”

B.A. English - Literature concentration checksheet
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B.A. English - Writing concentration checksheet
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Minor in English

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