Do you love words and language?
Develop the skills required by a broad range of employers.
Dig into the western canon without neglecting contemporary literature. Enroll in creative writing classes that alums report are as good as their MFA courses. Learn from current editors and professional writers.
Students discuss the inspiration behind their choice of major and reveal a softer side to literature.
Attend a summer at SIL, the sister organization of Wycliffe Bible Translators. Receive credit for a semester in Oxford or a homestay in Jerusalem.
These are all options with the English major. You choose your concentration:
Or choose a major in teaching English (Communication Arts/Literature Education), taught with the Education Department, or a major in Professional Writing, taught with the Communication Department.
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“As an English major and Spanish minor, I have been challenged and inspired by the power that words hold in a community, in a culture, and in the world.”
Elisa – Rochester, Minnesota
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What are grads doing?
Working for newspapers, magazines, Bethany House Publishers, Cenco, Child Evangelism Fellowship, Hazelden, Luther Seminary, Parametric Technology Corporation, Rimage Corporation.