Sixty faculty members with Master’s or Doctorate degrees in English or closely related fields teach in our department. We offer approximately 20 sections of developmental writing and reading courses, 45 of transfer level writing, and 10 of literature each quarter. We also offer online and hybrid courses and participate in interdisciplinary and linked courses each quarter.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:  By offering high quality courses in literature, composition, and creative writing, the English Department seeks to foster creative and critical abilities, promote multiculturalism and tolerance, cultivate an appreciation of the English language, and empower students to achieve their academic and career goals.