The mission of the Department of English is to provide students at the University of Dubuque writing and reading competencies, critical and analytical thinking skills, and literature-based insights and examination of values. 

The Department of English offers the following majors and minors:
English (Major, Minor)

English (MAJOR)

English is the study of the structural, moral, and aesthetic aspects of language and literature. At the University of Dubuque, your studies will connect you with students and faculty united by a common love of language and literature in its many forms.

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English (MINOR)

The English minor is designed to be as flexible as possible in allowing student to choose English courses which will best reflect their interests and support their other areas of study.

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Secondary Education is the study of the process of receiving and giving systematic instruction in your chosen content area. Students in a Secondary Education major will be licensed to teach in grades 5-12 in their selected content area.

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