The Department of English offers bachelor of arts (BA) degrees in English as well as Film and Media Studies. The Film and Media Studies program covers screenwriting, film styles and genres, media industries, and media and society, while English majors may choose from five concentrations: creative writing; linguistics; literature; secondary education; and writing, rhetorics and literacies. Plus, opportunities for research and internships abound. Get started by completing ASU’s undergraduate admission application.
Graduate students in the Department of English will find a diverse and energetic intellectual atmosphere. Approximately 250 graduate students enroll each semester, a third of whom hold teaching assistantships. The admissions process is managed through ASU’s Graduate College. Discover everything you need to know about how to apply, including application deadlines.
No matter what you’re majoring in, it will be important that you know how to write — from essays to research papers and beyond. That’s why first-year composition classes are critical. These composition courses are designed to build your critical reading, thinking and writing skills. Our writing classes are small, promoting individual feedback and community building. Learn more placement testing, course offerings and more.