- Communication Studies [Journalism Emphasis] (BA)
- Creative Writing (Minor)
- English Education (BA)
- Journalism (Minor)
- Professional Writing (Minor)
- English (BA)*
*You may not combine the English minor with this major.
The English minor program at Lynchburg is a journey into the captivating world of literature, designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the power of the written word. This program goes beyond simply reading and writing, inviting you to develop your interpretative skills and critical thinking abilities.
The curriculum spans a wide literary timeline, from medieval to contemporary works, giving you a rich and comprehensive understanding of the evolution of literature. The diverse set of courses also allows for a thorough exploration of different forms of writing, such as expository, creative, or professional writing.
While delving into timeless works of fiction, poetry, and drama, you’ll also engage in nuanced discussions around contemporary issues such as social justice, diversity, and representation in literature and society. The program emphasizes the development of strong communication skills, enabling you to effectively express your ideas and engage with diverse audiences.
Moreover, it provides an opportunity to connect with industry professionals and apply your skills in real-world settings through internships, writing projects, or research opportunities. With a minor in English, you can build a strong foundation for careers in various fields: writing, publishing, education, law, and more.