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English M m

Bachelor of Arts in English

Study Shakespeare. Analyze Austen. Peruse Poe.

Writing fosters a wide range of abilities that are indispensable in any sphere of life—critical thinking, shaping ideas, using words precisely, adapting to a specific audience, developing creativity and imagination.

Where We Work

  • Nature Publishing Group, NYC
  • Texas State Legislature
  • Jesuit Volunteers International
  • Alabama Coastal Foundation
  • Park Crossing High School, Montgomery, Ala.

  • Spring Hill College
  • Published romance novelist
  • SHC Emerging Technologies Librarian

Badgers in Grad School

  • Georgetown University Law School
  • St. Louis University
  • George Washington University
  • Indiana University
  • Louisiana State University

  • University of Alabama
  • Oklahoma State MFA program


Dr. Catherine Swender

My vocation for the teaching profession began with my love of learning, and I have come to see that nurturing a similar love in my students is a fundamental goal of my work here at Spring Hill College.

— Dr. Catherine Swender

Jeremy Buckner '16

The English program at Spring Hill College opens your mind to a wealth of different genres and styles of literature and linguistics and encourages you to open your mind to philosophy, history, social issues, language in general, and even science. The English Department offers courses in traditionally studied literature such as American and British literature and specific works by authors like Faulkner and Shakespeare, but it also offers courses in pop culture, linguistics in the contemporary world, women writers, and a variety of special topics.

— Jeremy Buckner '16

Fast Facts

Faculty: 11

Popular Second Majors: Writing, Business

Student Clubs and Honor Societies: Sigma Tau Delta, English Club

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