Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Studies in English

photo_taking notesThe Department of English offers the B.A. in English as the cornerstone of studies in the humanities. This rich and versatile major provides students with a source of personal enrichment as well as verbal, analytical, and cultural skills that are readily adaptable to a variety of careers. The English curriculum includes courses in literature, language, creative writing, technical and professional communication, rhetoric, cultural studies, digital media and film. Our majors go on to succeed in a wide range of professions, including secondary and post-secondary education, business, government, and law.

We offer four different major emphases that students can tailor to their individual needs:


We also offer five undergraduate minors:

If you have questions about the undergraduate programs not answered above, please email Dr. Elizabeth Schirmer, Director of Undergraduate Studies, at eschirme@nmsu.edu.