Our Mission

The English Program at UIW is committed to the development of reading, thinking, and writing skills in all of the University's students. The English Program contributes to the University's Mission. Through the study of language and literature, students find their own voice via the sympathetic study of the voices of others.

What can an English degree do for you?

  • The study of English develops reading, thinking, and writing skills.
  • Close reading of texts through critical and theoretical frames, and the production of clear and logically-argued writing are foundations that prepare for any profession.
  • Commonly pursued careers for students with English degrees include: business, writing, teaching, law, diplomatic, and social services.
  • Employees value English graduates for their analytical and communication skills and imaginative creativity, while many English students elect Graduate Studies.

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