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Department of Languages, Literature, and Communication

Grace’s English program promotes critical thinking, ethical reading, and compelling writing —essential skills for virtually any career. Our program is designed to expose students to a wide variety of authors, texts, and interpretive approaches, while enhancing students’ creativity and writing abilities. Our students enjoy small classes with dynamic professors on topics ranging from Shakespeare and C.S. Lewis to digital narratives and young adult literature.

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Educational Focus

  • World, British, and American Literature
  • Creative and Professional Writing
  • Christian Classics
  • Irish Literature
  • Women Writers

Internship / Co-Curricular Opportunities

Career Opportunities

  • Digital Copywriter
  • Legal Assistant
  • Educator
  • Social Media Manager
  • Editor
  • Technical Writer

English is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Passionate about Reading
  • Creative
  • Perceptive
  • Curious
  • Interested in Other Perspectives
  • Strong Writers
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English Faculty School of Arts and Sciences Courses - English Major Courses - English Minor Courses - English Ed. Major Courses - Creative Writing Minor Courses - Linguistics Minor Courses - TESOL Minor Find Your Interest

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Lauren G. Rich

Lauren G. Rich, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Languages, Literature and Communication; Assistant Professor of Communication

Brent Krammes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English

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