Trinity University's English program enhances students’ prose argumentation, critical and interpretive thinking, and oral communication. Courses cover British and American literature, post-colonial literature, gender studies, Jewish literature, African-American literature, rhetoric, and more.
- The Trinity Review offers hands-on editing and publishing experience
- 1966: A Journal of Creative Nonfiction is staffed by students and faculty
- The Expositor is an integral part of the undergraduate humanities and English experience
What You'll Study
Hone well rounded skills in writing or theory
Experts in literature, from Geoffrey Chaucer to James Joyce
Whether your interest is Shakespeare, alternative music, or something in between, you’ll learn from Trinity’s English faculty, who teach and write about literature from a wide range of genres and periods.
Explore your creativity while honing your writing skills
English majors learn to use state-of-the-art research tools as they develop their critical thinking skills. Advanced majors may participate in more...
Study English language and literature through a different cultural lens in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, or Ireland.
Many courses integrate service-learning components to bring literature and language into the community.
In Trinity’s Writing Center, English students can gain work experience as peer tutors and writing consultants.
Trinity University and the Department of English produce several creative publications run by students.
The Coleen Grissom Award for Excellence in English honors students who show exceptional skill in the study of English and literature.
The Stieren Arts Enrichment Series brings to campus a distinguished array of outstanding leaders in the fields of communication and literature.
When You Graduate
When critical thinking is crucial
A minor in English bolsters the skills employers seek: detail-oriented problem solving with a dash of artistry.
English alumni, among whom are award-winning poets, electronic engineers, and innumerable other successful professionals, excel in careers that require both critical and creative thinking.
Graduate Schools or Programs:
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- Business and Marketing
- Media and Public Relations
- Nonprofit Organizations
- U.S. Government
Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- United Nations
- Work & Co
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