2016-2017 University Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2019  
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English


The curriculum in English offers study in several areas. Interested students may take courses designed to improve their understanding of and skills in essay writing, creative writing, and journalistic writing. Courses in literature offer students the opportunity to learn to read perceptively in the various genres and to study American, British, and World literatures in an historical context. Courses in language explore the nature of language, its role in society, and the history and current state of English. The major provides useful preparation for graduate school in English, for professional school in law, and for careers in public relations, education, advertising, publishing, and journalism.