Undergraduate Majors


A 36-hour program that offers concentrations in Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Pre-Graduate Literary Studies.

English Education

A 40-hour program, with required courses in literature, language, and teaching methods, as well as clinical experience in novice and student teaching.


Master of Arts in English

A 30-hour master’s program in English studies, with emphases in writing or in literature.

Undergraduate Minors

Creative Writing

A 15-hour program taught in workshop mode, focusing on poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and screenwriting.

Professional Writing

A 15-hour program of upper-level writing and writing theory courses, with an emphasis on the practical application of writing skills in the world of work.


An 18-hour program of literature courses at the 200- and 300-level stressing critical thinking, cultural awareness and writing skills.