English, Writing Emphasis
- This major prepares students for graduate work in the discipline or for careers such as research, writing, editing, and a variety of other related occupations. The program focuses studies on technical, professional, rhetorical, and creative writing. ENGLW.BA
English, Literature Emphasis
- This major prepares students for graduate work in the discipline and provides a broad overview of literature, emphasizing British and American writers. The program offers a variety of literary periods to study, such as Romantic and Victorian. ENGLI.BA
English, 6-12 Teacher Licensure
- This major prepares students to teach English at the middle and high school levels. In addition to courses in the English major, students complete the professional education sequence, including a semester of student teaching at the secondary level. ENGLI.BAT
Student majors from across campus can add a minor in any of our department’s four disciplines. To see a list of available minors in Language and Literature, click HERE.
Lee's programs give the student a chance to experience various aspects of life at Lee beyond academics, offering program-specific global trips, clubs, service, and research opportunities. The following are possible aspects of life outside the classroom for students in these programs:
|Support and Tutoring
Center for English Language and Literacy (CELL)
The Capstone course is designed to help graduating students integrate their faith with the academic knowledge they have gained throughout their studies. It is regarded as the final reflection of the essential Core Values of Lee University.
Students spend most of their time in the Vest and Walker Memorial buildings.
|There are a variety of scholarships available to Language and Literature majors:|
|Student Work Opportunities
Students in this program also have the opportunity to participate in the university's Asian Studies Program.
These programs are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for achieving success after graduation. Here are the career paths often pursued by graduates in these programs:
- English teacher/professor
- English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher
- Speech Pathologist
- Editor/Editorial Assistant
- Copy Editor/Proofreader
- Social Media Manager
- Technical Writer
- Grant Writer
- Editor and Content Manager
- Nonfiction writer
- Freelance writer
- Copy Writer
- Content Writer
- Human Resources Specialist
- Public Relations Specialist
- Nonprofit Consultant
- Advertising Manager