English at SIUE
What do Steam Punk, Shakespeare, Graphic Novels, Creative Nonfiction, Toni Morrison, Language Endangerment and Death, Whitman & Dickinson, Literary Editing, Young Adult Literature, and Rhetoric, Writing, and Citizenship have in common? All are courses available to English majors at SIUE.
English majors find their coursework from the College of Arts and Sciences to be practical and enjoyable, an appropriate mix of traditional and contemporary courses that span the breadth of English studies. At SIUE, faculty members in the Department of English Language and Literature pride themselves on being strong teachers. Our curriculum reflects the changing approach to English studies in the 21st century.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Bachelor of Arts in English
- Professional Educator Licensure (6-12)
English majors possess the ultimate transferable skills-critical thinking, careful reading and masterful writing-that allow them to be versatile, flexible employees in today’s dynamic workforce. Students who complete the Bachelor of Arts and Secondary Education Licensure requirements are equally well-prepared for careers as high school teachers.