The English major offers a wide range of courses in literature, English education, linguistics, rhetoric, and writing. All of our courses focus on the delights and difficulties of reading, writing, and interpreting texts of various types.
The English minor provides students with flexibility to design their own program. Students can opt for a general exploration of courses in a variety of topics: literature, pedagogy, linguistics, rhetoric and professional writing.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate (TESOL)
Offered as an Academic Certification
SOU’s TESOL certificate promotes global engagement, awareness, and cultural competency to help you explore the world, teach in global contexts, and work effectively with people from culturally and linguistically diverse populations.