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Are you looking for real-world, hands-on experience?
Fayetteville Urban Ministry (FUM), in partnership with the FSU English Department, is searching for three (3) English majors to apply for part-time internships. Download an application here and return to the Student Engagement Committee Chair, Dr. Trela Anderson.
Whether you're majoring in the arts, education, business, nursing—or simply interested in brushing up on your writing and technology skills while picking up a few extra credit hours—this class is designed for your life!
A once weekly course teaches you how to skillfully develop a top-notch professional portfolio. Learn how to curate accessible online content, create user-friendly graphic designs, and caption shared videos for flexible purposes and multiple audiences. Register this spring semester for ENGL 420-01 Portfolio Development (CRN 2882)! Contact: Dr. Nicole A. McFarlane
Congratulations to Professor Carole Boston Weatherford! Professor Weatherford's book, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, recieved Honorable Mention in the 2016 Boston Globe/Horn Book nonfiction category. This poetic biography, has won several national book awards, including the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, the Caldecott Honor, Sibert Honor, and Coretta Scott King New Talent Award from the American Library Association.
B.A. in English Language and Literature (120 hours)
B.A. in English, Teaching Licensure Concentration/Secondary Education (120 hours)
See degree requirements and course descriptions on the department's website.
A flexible 18-hour minor in English
A new 18-hour minor in Writing
A new 180-hour minor in Teaching of English as a Second Language
No. But the Law School Admissions Council calls English-which develops reading, writing, research and analytical skills-one of the best majors to get into law school. The English Department offers a course in legal writing and a one in legal studies that prepares students for the LSAT and produces personal statements for law school applications.
Participate in English Matters Colloquiums and the Senior Seminar symposium, contribute to Conjure literary journal, and apply for departmental internships.
The English major is versatile. With a degree in English, you can do just about anything. Our department's graduates go on to law school and graduate school and work in such fields as teaching, editing, technical writing, publishing, public relations, advertising, finance, sales, marketing, and in the arts, government and nonprofit sector. Many highly successful people were English majors, including movie directors James Cameron and Steven Spielberg, actors Vin Diesel, Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon and James Franco, late New York governor Mario Cuomo and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
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The Department of English offers graduate certificates in Professional Writing, Teaching of Writing, and Teaching English as a Second Language add-on licensure. For more information, see the questions and answers below.
G.L. Butler Building, Suite 123
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (910) 672-1416
Fax: (910) 672-1425