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Welcome to the Department of English! Here in our department we aim to provide students with rich intellectual and creative opportunities. Our courses offer students a foundation in the major works of literary history and literary theory, as well as the chance to explore contemporary literature, videogames, young adult and children’s literature, digital humanities, their own creative work, and much more. Working with our talented and widely
recognized faculty, students read a variety of literature and respond in class discussion and in
writing. Through their course work, students develop strong analytical and communication skills that will assist them in all areas of their lives both before and after graduation. 

What can you do with an
English Degree?

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To find out more we encourage you to make an appointment with our undergraduate advisor Shawn Adrian. 

Clemente Course Receives National Humanities Medal

Venture, Utah's Clemente branch, helps low income students explore the Humanities with college faculty.

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Love Letters: A Gallery of Type

From Gutenberg to Bruce Rogers and beyond, see examples from the 15th through the 20th centuries of why we love type.

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New Books from English Faculty

Stacey Margolis and Melanie Rae Thon have put out new books in American Studies and Poetry, respectively.

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Last Updated: 9/19/16