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English & Literary Studies Major

Why English and Literary Studies?

English and Literary Studies students read literature as an aesthetic endeavor, cultural critique, and personal search. They develop the critical thinking, reading, research, and writing skills essential for success in our increasingly interconnected and changing world. The major prepares students for the working world, but also for the deeper life of the mind. Students become thoughtful informed citizens who understand the necessity of engaging the imagination through the study of literary texts from around the world and across history…

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