Develop crucial writing, reading, and analytical skills in the English Department with a major or minor to fit your interests.

Engage in careful interpretation through close reading of literature from diverse cultures and historical periods. Become a sophisticated critical thinker and writer. Dive into fact-based research. Learn the art of principled and coherent argumentation. Write original essays, poems, stories, and plays in our creative writing courses.

Benefit from small class size, lively discussion, sustained work with our faculty, and visits from critically acclaimed writers and scholars. Expand your view of the world through the study of texts from Medieval drama to the contemporary global novel, and a variety of theoretical perspectives.

Find your means of expression in the written word. Read widely. Think deeply. Write boldly.