A cornerstone of a robust liberal arts education, the study of English imparts critical thinking and communication skills that students use far beyond the classroom. Where can an English major take you? At Wilson College, English majors learn what it takes to be competitive in today’s job market. Our graduates get high-quality jobs, compete for excellent internships and attend some of the finest graduate institutions in the country. The English program at Wilson College, featuring intimate class settings and a dedicated faculty, challenges students to excel in reading, writing, research and analysis. The program provides ample training for future teachers, writers, journalists, editors, literary agents, librarians, public relations experts, publishers, scholars, rhetoricians and lawyers—just to name a few of the occupations our graduates are working within. Majors, minors and concentrations in English Students may choose to major or minor in English. Students majoring in English further refine their studies by pursuing a concentration in literary studies, creative writing, or media writing. A dedicated, award-winning faculty The Wilson College English faculty, composed of award-winning authors, published scholars respected in their fields and several past Wilson College Teachers of the Year, remain dedicated to personal, intellectually intense courses in small-class settings. They will challenge you—but they will provide you with the tools to succeed, both at Wilson and beyond the classroom door. Want to learn more? Check out our program handbook here! Image Spotlight on Matt McBride, Assistant Professor of English Kudos to Wilson College English professor Matt McBride, who recently had poems published on Banyan Review Read more Image Mariah Kieffer '24: Summer Classes in South Korea Mariah Kieffer '24 made the most of her summer vacation. Read more English English Faculty Course Requirements Concentration in Media Writing Course Requirements Concentration in Literary Studies Course Requirements Concentration in Creative Writing Student Media and Clubs English Writers Series Events Department Awards Internships and Careers in English Assessment in English Minor in English Teacher Certification For Major Info Apply Request info Visit This major is part of Wilson’s Accelerated Master’s program. To learn how you can complete a bachelor’s plus master’s degree in five years (three for transfer students), click here.