Discover your new favorite author. Discover big ideas. Discover
how literature illuminates the diversity of the human experience.
In this English degree specialization, you’ll explore American,
British and world literature; hone your research, writing and
speaking skills; and learn various critical approaches to
Advanced Literary Study students engage in robust discussions
around major historical periods and genres, works of individual
writers, and literary history and criticism—from Romanticism to
Modernism, from Shakespeare to contemporary Latin American fiction.
Your professors are practicing poets, playwrights and novelists who
ask the tough questions, and inspire real creativity.
Cultivate your craft by contributing to Sandhill Review
literary magazine, and The Lions' Pride student newspaper.
Become an active member of the SLU Writer’s Circle. Curl up with a
good book on the docks of campus' peaceful Lake Jovita. Walk in the
footsteps of Jane Austen and Victor Hugo on a faculty-led trip to
London and Paris.
Saint Leo also offers English degree specializations in Professional Writing
and Dramaturgy. If you aim to teach
English at the secondary level, combine your English degree
with an Education minor in place of a concentration.
Graduates attend M.A. and M.F.A. programs in Writing. They also
succeed in a variety of careers in advertising, public relations,
editing, publishing and teaching. Some also pursue graduate study
in English, library science and law.
View current English student resources.
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