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English Programs at Rollins

Learn more about the English major as well as the Creative Writing and Professional Writing minors offered by the Rollins English Department.

English students can choose from a wide variety of English, American and World literature as well as broad selection of writing courses.

Flexibility and Variety

English students can choose from a wide variety of English, American and World literature as well as broad selection of writing courses.

Major in English

The Department of English curriculum offers a flexible and challenging set of opportunities that allows all students to experience a wide range of approaches to literature, writing, and media. In addition to offering students a variety of choices in English, American and transnational literature, the department provides a broad selection of media and writing courses.

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Major in English with a Minor in Secondary Education

Students wishing to major in English and teach in middle or high school upon graduation can complete their major course of study with a minor in Secondary Education or Temporary Teaching Certification.  As students develop crucial subject knowledge in their English major, their minors focus on pedagogical practices and include internship experiences in local schools.

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Teacher Certification Program

Major in English with a Minor in Business Management

Students who question how their passion for literature, writing, and media may translate into the professional world may find that synergy by combining an English major with a minor in Business Management.  As you develop the skills the crucial skills of critical thinking and written communication that all employers value through your major courses, your minor will allow you to consider how you market that love for creative writing, television, or literature in the engaging work you’ll do after graduation.  

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Minors in Creative and Professional Writing

Students seeking personal enrichment through writing, as well as those seeking skill and versatility in professional arenas, are well served through the minor in writing. In addition to an emphasis on expressive and creative writing, the selection of courses for the writing minor offers training and practice in writing skills and discourse forms found in public, professional, and academic contexts. Students minoring in writing may choose one of two concentrations: creative writing or professional writing.

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Minor in English

The Department of English curriculum offers a flexible and challenging set of opportunities that allows all students to experience a wide range of approaches to literature, writing, and media. In addition to offering students a variety of choices in English, American and transnational literature, the department provides a broad selection of media and writing courses.

English Minor Courses | Degree Planner