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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of English and Literary Arts

Department of English

Department of English and Literary Arts

Undergraduate Programs

If you love to read, write and study the origin of languages and literatures, this major is for you. Our English department offers a liberal arts undergraduate education that focuses on:

  •  the history of literature in English and in English translation
  •  the production of literature as a creative act
  •  the interpretation of literature as aesthetic, social, economic, cultural and/or political text

You can choose to major or minor in English.

The English major

The University of Denver's undergraduate English degree offers four major concentrations, so you can tailor your education to your personal interests and career goals.

Learn more about the English major.

The English minor

Our English minor program offers two concentrations to support and enrich your primary area of academic study.

Learn more about the English minor.