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The English department helps you process and engage the wide range of literary expression through language, literature, and writing. By studying the aesthetic and moral facets of language, you will practice both the art and responsibility of rhetoric and literature, a balanced and challenging view of the world of English.
LinguisticsWith a linguistics major, you will become an expert in critical thinking and communication skills. Discover the many doors a linguistics major opens for you.
LiteratureDig into texts that explore the breadth of human experience. Gain skills that will give you an edge in a practical career. Calvin grads are successful in publishing, law, journalism, business, and more.
WritingLearn how to hone your craft from the best. Our faculty of acclaimed authors, poets, and academic writers will help you develop writing and communication skills you’ll use to thrive in any career.
English EducationEquip middle and high school students with the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills they need to succeed. As an English teacher, you’ll make all the difference in a student’s life.
JournalismDevelop the skills you need to write for the world’s leading publications. Learn to communicate with integrity in a world that needs truth, grace, and beauty.
Language Arts Elementary Education Group Major
Language Arts Elementary Education Group Minor
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