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.
Mark J. Brewin ’08, David Fuhr ’00 and Erin Krupa ’02 are the recipients of the 2013 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Join Dr. Prudence Layne as she instructs ENG 236: African-American Musical and Literary Traditions online.
The Center for Undergraduate Publishing and Information Design (CUPID) published its 100th blog post over the weekend.
The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.
Three winners of the Philip L. Carret "Thomas Jefferson Essay Competition" were named April 25.