The Department of English promotes knowledge about the nature of language and literature, providing for a broad understanding of human communication. Adhereing to the philosophy of “writing across the curriculum,” the department is committed to including writing activities in all of its literature and language courses.
Further, the Department of English is responsible for administering General Education courses in Composition, Literature, Foreign Lanauges, and Speech. As a service department for the College, it helps students master communication skills and provides activities that contribute to a comprehensive liberal arts education. As a unit offering courses leading to a major in the field, the Department of English educates its clientele for advanced study in English, Law, or related fields/careers.