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English Department

Why Study English at Judson?

Whether you want to be a writer, teacher, lawyer, or social media guru, Judson's English Department can give you the wide-ranging skills you need to thrive. The Literature major runs the gamut from Homer’s Odyssey to Batman—with Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, and J.R.R. Tolkien in between—emphasizing the art of in-depth reading. The Writing major concentrates on creative fiction and non-fiction, while the Media Writing major covers web, entertainment, news, and popular print media.

English Major (Bachelor Degree)

Students in our English Department can choose from one of four majors including a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Communications, Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Bachelor of Arts in Writing, or Bachelor of Arts in Media Writing.

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English Minors

In addition to our offered English degree, you can also add one of our English minors to your existing major.

English Department Highlights


Our English Department's small student to professor ratios will help you receive experiential instruction and more individual attention and interaction with faculty.


Receive instruction from a dynamic group of professors including a Tolkien specialist, an expert on comic books in American culture, a Fulbright scholar, and a Yale Ph.D.


If you are interested in a specific career, such as a social media director or writer, you can choose from one of three tracks, each with a unique combination of relevant classes.


You will have the option for a semester abroad in England, at Harlaxton College, or at Oxford University, through the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

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