Undergraduate Programs

For the Bachelor’s of Arts in English, you’ll take four core classes and eight electives, helping you to gain a solid foundation of reading, writing, and analytical skills. You may use your electives toward a certificate.

For the Bachelor’s of Science in Professional Writing and Information design, you’ll take eight core courses and three electives, helping you to gain a solid foundation in professional, technical, and persuasive writing; two courses adding to your understanding of how language works; three courses in professional development preparing you for the workplace. You may use additional electives toward certificates, minors, or focus areas of your choice.

Ask the department about dual double-major options. Earn your BA and BS at the same time.

Minors in the Department of English include English minor, Creative Writing minor, Film Studies minor, or Linguistics minor.

Undergraduate certificates include the Business and Technical Communication certificate or the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate.