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Gain a practical understanding of English composition, history, and literature with our in-depth degree program.

Our program opens the door to a wide variety of career opportunities, both in English education, higher education, and other professional paths. Our experienced instructors will provide training in the history and structure of the English Language, Shakespeare, composition and literary analysis, and effective communication.

Our program emphasizes the development of practical skills in writing, literary study, and critical theory. You will also choose elective courses designed to suit your specific interests.

Literature Track

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Track

Writing Track

Majors: Gain the knowledge necessary to pursue an advanced degree, apply for teaching certification, or excel in an English-focused career.

Minors: Fine tune your English literacy skills to supplement your vocational calling.

Concentrations: Develop a solid base of effective communications, both spoken and written, to enhance your marketability in a diversified workforce.



We have scholarship opportunities!

Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are available for those interested in pursuing this program. Click here for eligibility and requirement details!



Department Chair

LaDonna Friesen, M.A.

Department Chair, Associate Professor of English

Regular Faculty

Luke Gibbs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Dara Brannan, M.S.

Assistant Professor of English; The Write Place Director

Blake Petersen

Assistant Professor of English & Director of the TESOL Program

Adjunct Faculty

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