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English & Literature

In the Department of English & Literature, we celebrate the power of words and their capacity to influence our lives and our world. Our desire is to ignite students’ love of words through the study of literature, writing, and linguistics and to honor Christ as the foundation for our teaching and learning.

About the Department

The Department of English & Literature encourages students to grow intellectually and spiritually by empowering them to discern significant ideas in their reading, to compose meaningful texts, to conduct scholarly and field research, and to understand and apply linguistic principles. As they synthesize their faith with their discipline, students are prepared to succeed as scholars, writers, teachers, and communicators and to enjoy a lifelong relationship with words.

Majors and Programs

The Department of English & Literature offers a degree in English with the following concentrations: Linguistics, Literature, Writing, and Literature & Writing. This degree along with the program concentrations prepares you for further graduate study and careers working in various industries.

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