English Department

The English Department’s mission is to teach both the general college student and students who major or minor in English how to communicate effectively in both speech and writing; to think critically and independently; to conduct and integrate research into their writing; to appreciate anglophone literature and texts in all their diversity; and to have an awareness of non-Western literary and textual traditions.  The department seeks to provide those courses essential for the majors in English, English Education, and English with a concentration in Creative Writing.