Welcome to the English Program at Bethany College!
In embracing the college’s liberal arts mission, the English Program is dedicated to fostering our students’ intellectual curiosity, encouraging their creative exploration, and preparing them for a lifetime of learning that only begins upon their graduation from Bethany College. We have a proud history of graduating talented students who go on to successful careers in education, law, and creative and professional writing. We also boast a wonderful track record of preparing our students for graduate study at well-known universities.
While our core curriculum offers a solid foundation in literature and literary theory, students have the opportunity to explore their own intellectual and creative interests in choosing one of the following major tracks: Literature, Creative Writing, and Education. The program also offers minors in American Literature, British Literature, and Creative Writing.
Requirements for Majors:
Requirements for minors:
English Program Goals
The English program at Bethany College is designed to achieve the following goals for its students: