As a high school student Benjamin Craig's motto was, "Here's my plate, load it on." He brought that mentality with him to Emmanuel, where he has always been ready to take on a new opportunity.
Great writers do more than craft polished sentences. They are storytellers with the ability to draw readers into the heart of complex characters and conflicts.
Great writers are also ardent readers who are instructed and inspired by where literature has been, and in finding their own voice and refining their own talents. As a Writing, Editing & Publishing major at Emmanuel College, you will analyze the creative form and historical context of literary works and apply learned techniques to your own writing in the changing literary landscape.
View the 2019-2020 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
1. Rhetorical Knowledge (one course)
Students study rhetoric as the foundation of English studies and learn how to read and interpret a variety of texts as persuasive messages.
2. British Literature (one course)
3. American Literature (one course)
4. 2000-level or above English department offering (one course)
5. 2000-level English department core writing course (one course)
6. 2000-level or above English department writing course (one course)
7. 3000-level or above English department offering (one course)
8. 3000-level English department writing workshop (one course)
9. 3000-level or above English department writing course (one course)
10. ENGL3405 Editing and Publishing a Literary Magazine
11. Capstone Experience (one course)
Students in the Writing, Editing and Publishing major are strongly encouraged to consider an internship.
Students majoring in Writing, Editing and Publishing major are able to minor in Communications & Media Studies.
View the 2018-2019 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Any three of the following courses (one at the 3000-level):
The writing minor is available to all Emmanuel College students except for English majors.
The English Department prepares students to contribute to scholarly and popular discourses through mastery of the following five goals: