Explore the English Language
What jobs can you do with a
Build a strong foundation in language and use it in various careers. Apply your literary ability in positions such as:
Web content developer
Technical writer or grant writer
Social media coordinator
Internships and Opportunities
Previous DWU students have taken on many opportunities while pursuing an English degree.
Explore and find interactive learning that fits your interests.
- Internship with the Mitchell Republic newspaper.
- Become a peer tutor for English with TRIO.
- Assist a DWU department with social media content.
- Work with elementary students at L.B. Williams Elementary School.
Open the world of English and American authors. Dive into classics and expand your repertoire of stories with these classes.
ENG 201 Intro to Literary Analysis
ENG 202 Creative Writing I
ENG 215 Business and Technical Writing
ENG 216 Content Strategies for Digital Media
ENG 230 Young Adult Literature
ENG 312 Scholarly Research and Writing
ENG 323 Shakespeare
ENG 342 English Grammar
ENG 460 Creative Writing Capstone
Get to Know Your Professors
Learn English skills from the best! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
Barbara Duffey, Ph.D.
Derric Ludens, M.A.
Vince Redder, Ph.D.
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Strengthen Your English Degree
You’ll want to pair your English major with a minor that fits your professional goals. Past DWU students have found success combining their English major with topics such as:
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