The Department houses two undergraduate majors: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English and English Education. The Department offers two minors, in English and Creative Writing. The Department's undergraduate First-Year Writing Program serves students across the campus.
Minor in Creative Writing requirements
Our graduate programs are lively communities of scholars and writers. Seminars and workshops are small and discussion-based. The M.A. in Literature or Rhetoric & Writing Studies helps you build depth and focus in your chosen field of English and prepares you for a variety of careers or further graduate study. The MFA in Creative Writing is a terminal degree, through which you hone and stretch your talents as a writer, gaining expertise in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
Teaching Associate positions (TAships) are available to qualified graduate students.
For eligible post-baccalaureate and non-matriculated students, the department also offers a Certificate of Advanced Study in Composition and a Certificate of Special Study in Creative Writing.
English Education Students with Sherman Alexie at Outlawed: The Naked Truth about Censored Literature for Young People Conference