Geneva College

 

 

English Literature Major

Visit the Geneva College English departmentGeneva’s English major holds a strong base in English and American literature, but also exposes students to the study of world, biblical and minority literatures. The curriculum provides a liberal arts major that constitutes excellent preparation for graduate study in many disciplines. In addition to literary studies, students also study language, linguistics and writing, providing for a richer appreciation of language and communication.

Why choose English at Geneva College?

  • Publication opportunities include: The Cabinet, weekly student newspaper; The Genevan, annual yearbook; The Chimes, semesterly literary publication.
  • Geneva College hosts a chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honors society open to English and Writing majors of high academic standing. 
  • Internships available through Geneva’s public relations office.

Classes you might take

  • The Novel
  • Masterpieces of World Literature
  • History of the English Language
  • Literature of Minorities
  • Cinema

What can you do with an English degree?

As with other liberal arts majors, Geneva’s English major provides a wide variety of options, largely because employers value students with the analytical, communication, writing and critical analysis skills associated with our program. English department graduates have pursued graduate school and careers in a variety of fields, including:

  • Journalism
  • Publishing and editing
  • Law
  • Library science
  • Writing
  • Ministry
  • Education
  • Public relations


 

Point of Excellence

A great majority of Geneva students – 70% – complete internships during the course of their study.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
2014 One Acts –“Comic Relief”
The collection of five student-driven plays runs from April 24-26.
COMMUNITY
“How Then Shall We Sing? An evening of Psalms” at the College Hill RP Church
New Song and The Grace Notes will perform Psalms in a variety of styles on Wed., Apr. 30 at 7 p.m.
ADMISSIONS
Representatives will be in Cranberry on April 29
Information about a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, which are offered through seven institutions including Geneva, will be presented.
SUMMER CLASSES
Advance your degree through May@Geneva
Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
COMMUNITY
Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.