College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major | Minor | Three Year
Studying English at Butler provides four academic tracks: Literature; Creative Writing; Public and Professional Writing; and Literary Theory, Culture, and Criticism. It enjoys a distinguished history and contemporary relevance through our faculty’s significant national publications in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship. We offer the resources of a large research institution with the benefits of a more intimate private university. Our commitment to small class sizes, passionate teaching, and rigorous individual mentoring builds strong one-to-one relationships between students and faculty and among classmates. Our graduates leave Butler as deep thinkers and communicators, with skills and mindsets suited to a range of careers and lives.
Sample courses in this program include:
- EN101, Academic Writing Workshop
- PCA 218-EN, Visual Literature
- PCA 235-EN, The Art of Poetry
- PCA 237-EN, Lit Hop
- TI 212-EN, Inquiries in British Literature and History 1
- EN311, Literary Editing
Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.
- Creative Writing
- Literary Theory, Culture, and Criticism
- Public and Professional Writing
The English Literature major can be completed in a total of three years, which includes completing coursework during both summer terms. More information can be found here.