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Explore literature of the past while writing the literature of the future. Participate in creative writing workshops. Dissect poetry, prose, and everything in between. Prepare yourself for a wide array of future possibilities.

  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities to write for University of Jamestown publications
  • Classes taught by highly qualified faculty rather than graduate students
  • Opportunities for International Study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Add a writing concentration, a minor in creative writing, or both!

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through internships of a semester or more in length.


Writing Opportunities

Publish fiction, non-fiction, and poetry in Plainsong, the University’s annual literary journal. For the more journalism-oriented, The Collegian, the University’s student newspaper, is always looking for fresh writers.


Career Options
  • English Language and Literature Professor
  • Copywriter
  • Poet/Lyricist
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Office Supervisor
  • Reporter

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

$10M

in scholarships annually



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Engl 201 Introduction to Literary Study and Analysis (3)
Engl 210 World Literature to 1500 (3)
Engl 230 English Literature to 1785 (3)
Engl 231 English Literature since 1785 (3)
Engl 250 American Literature to 1865 (3)
Engl 251 American Literature since 1865 (3)
Engl Electives (9)

Course

Title (credits)
Engl Upper Level Writing Elective (3)
Engl 331 Shakespeare (3)
Engl
or
Engl
351

401
History of the English Language (3)

English Grammar (3)
Engl 497 Writing Portfolio (1)


Total Semester Credits Required: 37




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