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In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, the demand for citizens who think critically, analyze carefully, and understand language, literature, and cultures has never been more crucial. The English Major, English Minor and Writing Minor at Gallaudet University are designed to meet this demand and foster a vibrant community of scholars who critically engage with reading and writing English in a variety of forms and in various approaches to text generation. Our dedicated faculty, composed of accomplished scholars and passionate educators, strive to foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment where diverse perspectives are celebrated, students are encouraged to pursue their unique academic interests, and community members can recognize the health and wellness benefits of reading and writing.
The study of language and literature is the heart of a liberal arts education. The major program at Gallaudet provides not only an understanding of our rich literary heritage, but...
Admission to the English minor program Requirements: ● grade of C or better in any ENG Literature course or ENG 250 or their equivalents; ● Recommendation from one English instructor; ● One writing...
Admission to the Writing Minor Requirements: A grade of C or better in a writing course; Recommendation from one English instructor; One writing sample; An unofficial transcript; and A statement...
Requirements for Admission to an ODCP Minor in Writing A grade of B or better in a writing course; Recommendation from one English instructor; One writing sample; An unofficial transcript;...
All English majors must complete at least one internship during their time at Gallaudet. Gallaudet faculty and staff help students obtain hands-on positions that provide valuable professional experience and contacts. Recent placements have included the film industry in California, the Peace Corps, local schools, and Gallaudet University's Development Office.
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Please use this information below to plan your schedule. For those of you who are new majors and prospective majors, it helps to know that there are three categories in the English major curriculum: the two pre-major courses (ENG 208, ENG 250), the core/required courses...
The English Program has their own computer lab where you can work on English papers and projects as well as take self-instruction quizzes to improve your grammar. English majors often formally tutor other students in grammar and writing through the Tutoring and Instructional Program. Tutoring...
The English Program coordinates two creative writing award contests and a journalism competition. These contests are open to all qualified undergraduate students at the University, but may be of special interest to students in the program. Information about deadlines and contest guidelines may be obtained...
We have four major outcomes related to: language and communication critical thinking and reading, research, and knowledge They are: SLO 1: Language and Communication: Students will use written English and American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate effectively. Aligns with GU SLO 1. SLO 2: Critical...
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