Degrees and Programs
The study of language and writing is central to the English program. The departmental objectives are to help students write clearly and forcefully and to appreciate the artistic and cultural values of literature.
Degrees offered by the department include a Bachelor of Arts and Associate of Arts in English as well as an interdepartmental major in Afro-American Studies and English. The department also offers three minor concentrations in English; literature, writing, and professional writing.
For more information, visit the English page on the IU Northwest Bulletin.
Description of the video:
The student should choose IU Northwest,
the English department, because we have a
great program full of teachers with lots
of experience in writing, and literature,
and creative writing, so we have a lot of
good background. So you have people who
have come from all over the country who
have lots of experience teaching.
I've worked with many different
professors so I get to, like, incorporate
their styles, and their way of going into
a text and writing and stuff, incorporating it into my own.
Students coming from IUN with English degree have
a wide range of professional options. You
get some great skills coming out of an
English department. You get to
learn how to closely read a text, how to
pay attention, how to follow up, how to
write. These are all skills that are
easily marketable, and a wide range of
For more information about the Master of Arts in English program, please visit its IU Online page.
For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Composition Studies, Language and Literature, Literature, please visit its IU Online page.