Department of English


The English Department at Eastern Washington University offers a variety of programs designed to help students succeed. Each of our programs gives students the opportunity to strengthen writing skills and develop a background in critical analysis, the structure of language, and literary history.

No matter the program you choose, you will get to work with knowledgeable faculty, get hands-on experience, and collaborate with fellow students.

Why Study English at Eastern?

Pursuing an English major will bring you success in your academic studies and future career.


Receive a high-quality education at a price you can afford.

Small Class Sizes

Our low student-to-faculty ratio allows students to ask questions and develop strong intellectual ties with others.

Superb Teachers and Scholars

Our faculty is fully committed to students' current education and professional futures.

What You Will Learn

  • Reading, writing, and critical thinking skills
  • Literature and writing techniques
  • A deeper appreciation of art and culture
  • Superior communication skills
We offer advanced skills and theoretical understanding to guide you to a level of mastery in your chosen field.

Careers for English Majors

Successful careers often depend on skilled writing, critical thinking, and the ability to work professionally with others. Students majoring in English at Eastern will find themselves prepared for a wide variety of careers.



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