An English major at Elon offers students an array of opportunities. Students specialize in one of four concentrations (Creative Writing, Literature, English Teacher Licensure or Professional Writing and Rhetoric) or pursue a double concentration. Outside the classroom, our students complete internships in a variety of fields or participate in on-campus activites, such as
Writers and researchers, our faculty members remain active professionally, serve as mentors for our students and routinely lead study abroad courses in places such as Ireland, Ghana, Western and Eastern Europe, London, Australia and Mexico.
After graduation, our alumni embark on careers in a variety of fields, taking positions ranging from credit analysts and marketing associates to librarians, lawyers, technical writers, journalists, teachers, Peace Corps volunteers and much more. Still more pursue graduate study in literature, creative writing, rhetoric, teaching and the study of law.
We invite you to browse this site for more information about our program.
The Winter Term program is the culminating project for the Class of 2018 Periclean Scholars, who spent two weeks in Cipulukusu in Zambia.
A recipient of Elon's Leadership Prize, Kobos is responding to the needs of educators in linguistically diverse schools.
Through a staged reading, Department of Performing Arts students participated in the creation of a new play.
The work of Rebecca Pope-Ruark, associate professor of English, on Scrum has been featured on two top higher education podcasts.
Elon University will be celebrating the National Day on Writing with events all across campus on Friday, Oct. 20! Join in the discussion of #WhyIWrite at any, or all of the events being hosted by groups from across campus.