Critical reading, writing, thinking—these are the skills to success in any field.

Our english majors excel in many fields: law, business, journalism, public relations, acting, education, marketing, professional writing, even professional golf!

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Expert Faculty

Our English faculty are scholars and creative writers whose work has appeared in Iowa Review, Boston Review, Florida Historical Quarterly, and Florida Studies.

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Get Involved

You can choose to be involved in the Undead Poets’ Society and Cantilevers, Florida Southern College’s literary magazine.

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Writers Series

Our Visiting Writers Series brings nationally known writers, poets, and scholars to Florida Southern, including National Book Award finalists and writers for The Onion.

Program Contact

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Pete Schreffler

Chair of English
863.680.4343

Secondary Education Certification Available for this Major

Secondary education certified teachers enjoy the options and versatility that come with being able to teach students in grades ranging from 6 through 12.

Learn more about our cross promotion offer

Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

You can be involved in numerous organizations, such as Cantilevers (FSC’s literary magazine), Sigma Tau Delta (the international English honor society), the Mechanicals (the Humanities club), and the Undead Poets’ Society (a student organization for aspiring writers and lovers of literature).

Graduate Opportunities

Our English majors attend a wide variety of graduate and professional schools.

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