The Department of English, Humanities & Communications in the College of Arts & Sciences is responsible for general education courses in English, Humanities, and Speech — along with the new Bachelor of Science in Communication. The Department’s full-time faculty members are experts in composition, literature, communication, ethics, and world culture.
Coursework is designed to give students competency in oral and written communication and in the evaluation and interpretation of information. Students also develop an appreciation for the complexity of the human experience as it is expressed in literature, philosophy, aesthetics, and culture.
As an integral part of the general education program, courses in the Department of English, Humanities & Communications enable students to develop the skills of critical thinking and investigative inquiry. They also broaden and deepen students’ understanding and appreciation of the highly diverse and rapidly changing society in which they live.