Why English?

Words are among the most enduring and powerful forces in the world. By choosing to study English you will learn to work with words in critical and creative ways, an ability that is essential to many careers. Our professors are active researchers and writers in their fields, committed to helping students become engaged citizens who actively imagine and create their own futures.

In addition to helping students develop a sophisticated understanding of the varied contributions of the literary arts throughout history and across the globe, an English degree hones critical communication skills fundamental to success in almost any career path.

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