Undergraduate Programs

As an undergraduate in the English department, you'll embark on a journey through the rich, complex landscape of English literature and language. You'll delve into texts from various historical periods, analyze contemporary works, and explore the profound connections between literature, culture, and individual identity. Your courses may range from classic literature and critical theory to creative writing and cultural studies. Think of each class as a chance to broaden your horizons, to strengthen your critical thinking skills, and to refine your written and oral communication abilities. Under the guidance of dedicated and passionate professors, you'll have the opportunity to engage in stimulating discussions, contribute to scholarly research, and even publish your own work. The English department provides a supportive community and a vibrant intellectual environment that will challenge and inspire you throughout your undergraduate years.

The program will broaden your knowledge of literary history and traditions, develop your understanding of different cultures, and introduce you to brilliant works of literature and poetics. The program is an especially good fit for students interested in transnational and cross-cultural approaches to literary studies. Our inclusive and innovative curriculum offers a broad selection of courses that cross national borders, genres, and cultures, while emphasizing diverse and minoritized voices.


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Department of English

400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7558

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