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Studying in the English Department

We live our lives through story, through narratives that we tell ourselves and share with others. Worldwide, we have been doing this, and recording it, for tens of thousands of years. Today, we do this in literature and poetry, in memoir and essay; we do this in journalism, film, and in the songs that carry over the airwaves. Businesses, organizations, and public officials tell their stories in ever-evolving forms of communication, advertising and public relations.

As a student in the English Department, you’ll explore great themes in the human experience, practice working in a variety of forms and media, and develop your craft in the use of language, be that written or spoken, to bring your voice to the world.

Academic programs

The English Department offers three tracks available as majors and minors:

English + Teacher Licensure

Students who wish to become teachers may work toward their licensure concurrently with their English degree, by taking education courses in place of free electives. To earn your teacher licensure along with your English major, we recommend that you:

  1. Make sure you understand how the Teacher Education Licensure Program works
  2. Outline a plan with your advisor early (ideally as a First-year student)
  3. Apply to the Teacher Education Licensure Program (after completing 30 credits or sophomore standing)

Catalog description of English Major with Teacher Licensure

Student art & journalism


The Indy Online

The Independent News Organization, a student-run news service, serves the FLC community with a bi-weekly print magazine and an online publication for breaking news.


Images Magazine

Images Magazine is FLC's student run literary and art magazine, featuring thought-provoking prose, poetry, and visual art that represents our diverse student population.

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KDUR Radio

KDUR's volunteer-powered college and community radio serves FLC and La Plata County with diverse music, alternative news, and local public affairs broadcasting.