English

English majors study the principal periods of English, American and world literature and also may take courses in literary criticism, film, public speaking, business writing, new media and creative writing. Most English classes are small and conducted in a seminar format designed to encourage interaction between students and faculty.

Professor Amy Sweitzer

Meet Dr. Amy Sweitzer

An associate professor of English, Amy Sweitzer is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and the University of North Carolina. She teaches first-year students each fall in humanities and each spring in their first English classes. She also teaches Renaissance literature.

Anna Aguillard '16

Meet Anna Aguillard '16

After graduation, Aguillard was an editorial intern with Southern Living magazine in Birmingham, Ala. before enrolling in law school at Georgetown University. As a student at Wofford, she won a South Carolina Press Association award for outstanding journalism. She worked in the Wofford Writing Center and was vice president of the Edward K. Hardin Pre-Law Society.

RECENT GRADUATES IN ENGLISH WORK IN:

Advancement

Advertising

Business management

Communications

Education

Environmental protection

Financial Services

Foreign service

Health care administration

Journalism

Law

Marketing and public relations

Medicine

Ministry

Nonprofit administration

Real estate

Sales

Social work

Writing

ENGLISH STUDENTS HAVE COMPLETED POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AT:

Campbell University

Clemson University

College of Charleston

Converse College

Duke University

Emory University

Georgia Southern University

Hamline University

New York University

University of Alabama

University of Florida

University of Georgia

University of North Carolina

University of Pennsylvania

University of South Carolina

University of Virginia

University of Wisconsin-Madison