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Department of English Studies

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In today’s "high-text" careers, those who get ahead have mastered critical thinking and clear communication. They have creativity, passion, and vision.

At WCU, when you study English Studies, you will be joining one of the most vibrant programs at the university, where our students and faculty engage in the life of the mind and yet are committed to putting ideas into action.

The Department of English Studies offers exciting courses that will help you see the connection between academics and a successful and meaningful life beyond the classroom.

Undergraduate
Programs

Graduate
Programs

Minors
 

   

Get Involved

Learn about great opportunities within the Department of English Studies. Students participate in extracurricular activities to engage with the local community, learn new skills, get to know other students, and apply their learning outside the classroom.  

Student
Groups

Senior
Seminar Conference

Literary
Festival

  

Job Opportunities

Our students become expert thinkers and writers. Those skills are valuable in the university, but invaluable on the job market. Employers consistently look for potential employees who are creative thinkers and articulate professionals—English Studies majors exceed these expectations.

Internships

Careers in English

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