English is the medium of communication, business and entertainment for millions of people around the world. From witty plays and elegant films to pungent protest songs and complex novels, it allows people to formulate and convey their particular vision of the world and their often urgent desire to celebrate or improve it. Students will examine examples of English at work in different circumstances, ranging from poetry to television and the Internet..

Why Choose

Combining courses from English Literature, Film and Television, and Media and Cultural Studies, the English major offers a rich crossdisciplinary study experience. You will learn to examine familiar ideas from new perspectives, to approach unfamiliar ideas with intelligence, and to research and communicate your own ideas with confidence.