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.
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In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Rosemary Haskell, professor of English, writes about her experiences growing up in Britain with the National Health Service, and whether the United States should move to universal health care.
Burns, assistant professor of English, presented the paper at the May 3-6 meeting of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, sponsored by the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
Greg Hlavaty, Lecturer in English, served as Editor of "NOC Stories: Changing Lives at the Nantahala Outdoor Center Since 1972."
Heather Lindenman’s Writing: Argument and Inquiry class developed reports, infographics, and other written materials to support the Alamance County Stepping Up Initiative.