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English Department

"LANGUAGE IS THE BLOOD OF THE SOUL INTO WHICH THOUGHTS RUN AND OUT OF WHICH THEY GROW."  - OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
The English curriculum includes the study of English grammar, composition, vocabulary, and literature. Required English courses are offered on three levels for freshmen and two levels for sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
 
Department Chair: Kathleen Mesterharm '01

COURSES OFFERED
  • English 1 Honors
  • English 1A
  • English 1 College Prep
  • English 2 Honors
  • English 2
  • English 3 Advanced Placement: Language and Composition
  • English 3: American Studies
  • English 3 American Literature
  • English 4 Advanced Placement: Literature and Composition
  • English 4: British Traditions
  • English 4: War Literature and the Soldier's Perspective
  • English 4: World Literature: Voices of the Marginalized
  • English 4: Postcolonial Literature
  • English 4: Chicago Authors
  • English 4: Dystopian Literature: Alternate Reality
  • English 4: Philosophy in Literature Honors
 
Four years of English are required.
Completion of one term paper is required for both Junior and Senior year.
A total of 4 credit hours are required for graduation.