We offer three areas of study—literature and language; creative writing; and rhetoric, writing, and communication—and a diverse array of elective courses so you can pursue what interests you. A degree in English will help you develop advanced skills in writing, interpretation, and critical thinking. These foundational skills are valued by employers of all kinds and vital to a 21st century career.
Explore + expand the power of the English language
We are devotees of the word. We celebrate powerful writing, and aim to bring more of such writing into the world. This mission embraces everything we do, from freshman composition instruction to the most advanced research.Explore IU English