Language and Literature

The Department of Language and Literature at ACU prepares you to critically and joyfully engage texts, languages and expressions of human nature—strengths that empower a broad range of careers. In addition to our broad range of courses, we create a lively, engaged culture of learning for all students through chapters of national honor societies in English and Spanish, two student-run literary journals and visiting writer events.

The Department of Language and Literature at ACU prepares you to critically and joyfully engage texts, languages and expressions of human nature—strengths that empower a broad range of careers. In addition to our broad range of courses, we create a lively, engaged culture of learning for all students through chapters of national honor societies in English and Spanish, two student-run literary journals and visiting writer events.

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All Undergraduate Degree Programs

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We offer four majors and six minors. Through each of them, you strengthen your abilities in close reading, critical thinking, diverse forms of communication and creative writing, all of which are valuable career skills.

Master of Arts in English

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Our Master of Arts in English program offers one-on-one mentorship, small class sizes and a diverse faculty of Christian scholars.