The English program at Lakeland creates strong readers, accomplished writers, and critical thinkers who can appreciate how texts shape our understanding of the world. English students, therefore, develop skills central to living in the Information Age and most in demand by employers. Our majors and minors learn to read closely and critically, to write persuasively and confidently, and to work and think independently. And this expertise comes from interrogating and engaging with texts of all types – from classics to comics, poetry to popular culture, novels to the latest products of New Media.
English majors and minors are employed in a wide array of careers, including education, research, writing, law, business, industry, communications, and public service – any field that values critical thinking and asks one to use language with skill. By virtue of its versatility, English degrees remain one of the most highly employable of all liberal arts degrees.
Professors: Meg Albrinck and Peter Sattler
Associate Professor: Lucretia Crawford