Program Overview

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. With a minor in English, students will be able to hone in on these abilities and utilize them in a plethora of professional fields.


On Campus


24 Credits

Time To Degree:

3-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:


Program Goals

This program provides a foundational knowledge of the English language and literature to help prepare graduates for a long and successful career where they’ll constantly utilize the critical thinking, writing, and creative skills that they learn at Spring Hill College.

Career Outlook

Because of its scope and flexibility, the English minor helps to prepare students for success in a variety of professional and leadership roles. It provides an excellent background for advanced graduate work in areas such as the humanities, law, medicine, library science, or business. Our graduates often work in journalism, the arts, become teachers or professional/technical writers.


“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.” – Jeremy Buckner


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  • Robert Arbour

    Assistant Professor

  • Stephanie Callan

    Division Chair of Languages and Literature

  • Leigh Ann Litwiller Berte

    Associate Professor

  • Stephanie Girard

    Associate Professor

  • Catherine Swender

    Associate Professor

  • Andrew Tumminia

    Associate Professor

  • Michael Williams

    Associate Professor – Emeritus

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