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BA in English Literature & Writing

All students in the Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Writing program take a core set of courses designed to offer a solid foundation in literature and writing. Through these core courses, we seek to encourage critical engagement with literary and cultural texts, and infuse literary study with an understanding of the connection between literature, history and writing.

Concentrations

You may choose from three concentrations that emphasize different aspects of literary studies. Within each concentration, our core curriculum focuses on interpretation, composition and creativity.

 Career paths

You will graduate from Marylhurst with skills in critical thinking, writing and analysis — skills highly valued by graduate schools and prospective employers. Graduates often enter professions or pursue graduate studies in fields such as teaching, publishing, law, journalism, university administration, library science, Web design, public relations and business.

 

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Award-winning poet and Marylhurst alum Daniel Skach-Mills will give a reading at the Holy Names Heritage Center on April 20, 2014.

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May 01, 2014

Binford Writing Scholarship Application Deadline

Application deadline. The Binford Writing Scholarship is available for new students with a strong interest in writing. Preference given to commun...

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...

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May 08, 2014

Marylhurst Reading Series: Justin Hocking

Memoirist Justin Hocking will read from his debut memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld (Graywolf Press). His writing has appeared in T...

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