From required composition courses to explorations of various literary periods and genres, every student who attends Lincoln College will collaborate with English faculty to develop critical thinking and writing skills. English courses at Lincoln College provide students with a solid foundation for further collegiate study, regardless of their intended majors.
The English Program of Study provides a foundation in language and communication skills that prepares graduates to begin careers in business and the arts as well as in technical writing, digital writing, public relations, and teaching. A degree in English is also suitable for those who plan to attend law school.
Students studying English read, discuss, and write about the literature and culture of English-speaking people as well as non-Western cultures. They also learn about the history, structure, and use of the English language. Very often students find themselves using what they have learned in other classes such as Sociology or Psychology to interpret literature.
English Major Courses Include:
- Non-Western World Literature
- Introduction to Fiction
- American Literature I & II
- British Literature I & II
- Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers
- Copy Editors
- Public Relations Specialists
- Technical Writers
English Program Contact
For further information, please contact the Division Chair:
Division Chair of Language and Humanities
(217) 732-3155, ext. 377