Undergraduate Programs

Welcome to the Department of English Undergraduate Studies. Information about the undergraduate programs and activities are located here.


  • English Major (BA English), which is the fourth most popular major in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • TESL Major (BA Teaching English as a Second Language), with optional state licensure program.



Awards, Honors, and Publications

Undergraduates in English enjoy many opportunities for recognition of their work:

Research and Employment

Ample opportunities exist for undergraduate research and for writing internships that provide pre-baccalaureate work experience. For creative writers, the Wick Poetry Program supports a prestigious on-campus poets series and many awards and scholarships; the Writing minor allows students to work one on one with an adviser to produce a polished portfolio.

Information & Advising

For further information, please click on any of the topics above, or contact Kim Winebrenner (kwinebre@kent.edu), Undergraduate Studies Assistant Coordinator. Make an appointment with a department advisor by calling 330-672-1707.