"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~Mary Oliver
Welcome to the Department of Language & Literature! We are...
- a community of learners who embrace the practice of studying famous literary works, becoming strong writers, learning foreign languages, and generally engaging with the world around us.
- enthusiastic, devoted, faith-filled teachers. Several have published well-regarded scholarly works.
- connected with our students. In our courses, you will find that the professor will know your name and be willing to meet with you to talk over assignments or future career goals.
We look forward to walking with you on your journey to the exciting future that awaits you.
Adolescence Education English - Want to teach English? The Adolescence Education English major is designed specifically for students looking to become an English teacher at the junior high/high school level.
English - As an English Major, the English Department prepares students for professional careers that value strong written and oral communication skills, resulting in an English degree.
English Minor - The English major consists of upper-level English courses taught by qualified instructors. Successful completion of this program results in an English Minor.
Gender Studies Minor - With regards to the Gender Studies Minor, the Gender Studies Program seeks to engage students in an interdisciplinary study of understanding of how gender, race, sexuality, and other identities function in and contribute to society.
Spanish Minor - The Spanish major consists of upper-level Spanish courses taught by qualified instructors, many of whom are native speakers. Successful completion of this program results in a Spanish Minor.