English Fundamentals

English focuses on the human condition through careful study of language and literature.

Professional Preparation

A degree in English serves well as a preprofessional degree for students interested in law, public administration and business.

Interdisciplinary Studies 

The Department of English, in cooperation with other departments, offers interdisciplinary certificates in:

  • Linguistic Studies
  • Professional Communication
  • Teaching English as a Second Language

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive 


Akron Advantage

Real-world Experience

On-campus outlets for student writing and expression include:

  • Rubbertop Review, a literary magazine
  • The Literary Guild
  • The Buchtelite (student newspaper)



Sample Curriculum


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