Degree Requirements

The department offers one major and two minors:

  • Bachelor of Arts, English major (with a required concentration in either Literature or Writing)
  • Minor in English

Please reference the Undergraduate Catalog for course requirements specific to the English Department major and minors.

  • The Department of English help students hone their critical thinking and writing skills in ways both creative and practical.
  • Students apply these skills in courses and in writing for The Bulletin and other campus publications, tutoring in the Writing Center, and presenting their work at conferences.
  • Because we believe that effective writing is essential for professional, personal, and intellectual development, the English Department offers a Writing Concentration and directs the operation of a Writing Center open to the Gonzaga community.

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