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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


 

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Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.

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