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About Our Undergraduate Programs

At the undergraduate level, studies in the English Department at IUP focus on critical thinking and effective reading and writing at all levels. English majors study a wide variety of subjects ranging from literary theory to practical pedagogy in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters a high degree of professional commitment. Course choices depend upon a student’s career goals.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in English Humanities offers a wide range of courses in both traditional and nontraditional areas, which allows students to tailor their programs to reflect their own interests and career plans. The English Education program offers special training for prospective secondary school teachers. IUP’s consistent success in placing graduates from this major in teaching positions suggests that the program is highly regarded among educators outside the university


  • English Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 110
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705-1094
  • Phone: 724-357-2261
  • Fax: 724-357-2265
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.