Department of English - Majoring in English

English Major

The English Major has four options:

  1. The General option: A traditional English major; preparation for graduate or professional school
  2. The Communications option: An English major with an emphasis on mass media theory and practice; preparation for graduate school or industry.
  3. The Writing option: An English major with an emphasis on writing; preparation for graduate school and writing-related careers.
  4. The English for Secondary Teachers option: Preparation for secondary school teaching. Students must complete teacher licensure requirements in order to complete the English for Secondary Teachers option.
Minors in Literature, Communications, and Writing are available for students majoring in other disciplines.