Programs of Study in English

B.A. in Creative Writing

Creative Writing


Programs - June 25, 2018
B.A. or B.F.A. in Creative Writing The creative writing major immerses you in the study of great literature and the art of generating your own fictions, poems, essays, plays, and screenplays. Through it, you come to know the elements of the writer's craft and the imaginative energy of the writer's life. Course Catalog > Submit Your Portfolio > English Department > As a Creative Writing major, you will experiment with different creative forms, skills, styles, and devices; develop a distinctive…

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Film Studies (Minor)


Programs - June 28, 2018
Minor in Film Studies The film studies minor gives you a chance to explore the power of cinema. You’ll study innovative forms, definitive genres, iconic directors, and groundbreaking films. In addition, you’ll analyze the cultural contexts that shape films, dive into film theory and criticism, and enter the worlds films create. This is an interdisciplinary minor housed in the English department. Course Catalog > English Department >

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B.A. in Integrated Language Arts

Integrated Language Arts Program


Programs - June 25, 2018
Integrated Language Arts (English + Teacher Education) Program Otterbein's integrated language arts (ILA) program empowers future teachers to thrive in their own classrooms. Paralleling the literary studies major, ILA immerses students in great reads, compelling questions, and transformative writing experiences. Through it, students come to know iconic writers, groundbreaking texts, and the intellectual buzz of interpretive thinking. As an ILA student, you will explore the dynamic interplay between literature and culture, identity, psychology, history, politics, and other forces. Investigate how…

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B.A. in Literary Studies

Literary Studies


Programs - June 25, 2018
B.A. in Literary Studies The literary studies major immerses you in great reads, compelling questions, and transformative writing experiences. Through it, you come to know iconic writers, groundbreaking texts, and the intellectual buzz of interpretive thinking. As a Literary Studies major, you will explore the dynamic interplay between literature and culture, identity, psychology, history, politics, and other forces. Investigate how texts make meaning, create worlds, and generate characters. Develop your own writerly voice and style. Pursue your own passions. And…

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