The literature track, leading to a B.A., represents a traditional English degree program rooted in literature surveys and upper-division course work in major writers and special topics.
The writing track combines study of literature with a variety of creative writing workshop experiences. Students can develop expertise in writing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. This track leads to the B.A. degree.
The professional and new media writing track, also leading to a B.A., prepares students for a variety of writing fields in the corporate, educational, non-profit, and governmental spheres. Students take classes in specialties such as journalism, technical writing, writing for the web, and advertising and public relations.