About Our Undergraduate Program

The Department of English is proud of our reputation for excellent, award-winning teaching based on interesting faculty research and close attention to students.

We have a wide variety of courses designed to help students become competent and responsible readers and writers who can analyze, understand, and shape the language and cultures we study:

  • Composition
  • Rhetoric
  • Literary History and Theory
  • Creative Writing (including Play And Screen Writing)
  • Linguistics
  • Stylistics 
  • Technical and Business Writing • English Education
  • African-American and Ethnic Literature
  • Women’s Literature
  • Folklore
  • Popular Culture (including Science Fiction)
  • Film