DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND MODERN LANGUAGES
The Department of English offers an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree. The department provides its students with foundational skills in the English language that will serve them in a variety of careers.
The mission of the department is to provide outstanding degree programs that will develop our graduates into competent communicators, analytical scholars, creative writers, and critical readers.
The department offers the following degree programs:
- Bachelor of Arts in English (BA)
- Master of Arts in English (MA) - Admissions are currently suspended
Bachelor of Arts in English
The BA degree in English emphasizes composition, language, and literature. It introduces students to various writing styles, the background and structure of the English language, a range of human experience reflected in literature, and critical literary theory and analysis of texts. Students preparing to teach English at a scholastic level must apply separately for the Teaching Diploma. Students must complete 94 credits as follows: