Department of English, Philosophy, Spanish and Humanities

Welcome

English students at SMSU demonstrate an advanced understanding of literary works and effective communication through literature, business,Students technical and creative writing classes.

SMSU proudly offers four majors and six minors in English.

Careers

SMSU students with a degree in English enjoy careers in the following fields:

  • Business
  • Higher education
  • Journalism
  • Library science
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Secondary education
  • Technical communication

Faculty

Department members continue to publish books, essays, stories, and poems regularly. The English Department also supervises the work of students participating in writing internships. Internship guideline can be found at: internship guidelines.

Majors and Minors

Southwest Minnesota State University students taking courses within this department are able to major and minor in a variety of areas:

Majors:

Bachelor of Science: Communication Arts and Literature/Secondary Education
Bachelor of Arts: English with Creative Writing or Literature Emphasis
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts: Professional Writing and Communication

Minors:

Literature
Philosophy
Pre-Law
Religious Studies
Spanish
Writing

Humanities offers a set of Liberal Education courses exploring the human experience.

Last Modified: 11/16/17 3:25 PM