Do you love to read and discuss literature with interesting, passionate people? You may be an English major.
Do you love to express yourself through writing, artistic expression, and critical thinking? You may be an English major.
At Huntington University, the size of classes as well as the mission of the college allows for considerable individual interaction between faculty and students.
As an English major you will benefit from:
- Small class sizes
- Discussions with fellow English majors and English Department faculty
- Participation in professional conferences that feature student and faculty research and writing
- Opportunities to publish original work
- Ictus, the departmental literary magazine featuring student writing
- Internships in a variety of fields
- Membership in Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. Sigma Tau Delta recognizes outstanding English majors and offers a yearly scholarship conference.
- Field trips opportunities to regional theatrical productions, lectures by renowned writers, and a prison Shakespeare program.
At Huntington University, you will study American, British, and World literature as well as poetry and fiction and nonfiction writing.
The English Department offers two Bachelor of Arts degree programs:
There is also a Bachelor of Science in English Education for those interested in teaching.
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Dr. Todd Martin co-organized a conference held during the summer of 2015 titled, “Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Blooms-Berries.’”
Shakespeare at Pendleton
Shakespeare at Pendleton was started by Dr. Jack Heller to guide inmates through the study and performance of Shakespeare.
In a nationwide announcement made earlier this week, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Huntington University as the No. 16 Best Regional College (Midwest) and No. 31 Best Value Regional College (Midwest) in its annual guidebook, “Best Colleges 2018.”
Huntington University has been ranked on the Best Regional College list for the 19th consecutive year and has consistently appeared in the top 20 among its peers. Ninety-two Midwest colleges made this year’s list.
Doris (King) Goble
Doris Goble recalls a Will Rogers quip to sum up the joy she's found teaching: “Not everyone can be a hero. Someone has to stand on the curb and applaud,” Doris said. A 1994 Huntington alumna, Doris teaches American literature, advanced-placement English and workplace communications at Eastbrook High School, which is just a stone's throw south of Huntington. Not only does Doris love to…
Todd Martin earned his Ph.D. from Baylor University in 1998. His primary areas of interest are 20th century British and American literature, though he also dabbles in Science Fiction. He has presented his research at numerous academic conferences and has published articles on such varied authors as John Barth, E. E. Cummings, Clyde Edgerton, Julia Alvarez, and Edwidge Danticat.