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English

Make connections between ideas, construct persuasive arguments and gain new perspectives through the power of language.

students with Frog Fountain in the backgroundBesides honing your writing and communication skills, you’ll develop critical and creative thinking that translates to a range of professions, from law to journalism to social work.  

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Sample Courses


  • Mythology
  • Gender, Culture and Representation
  • Crime Fiction
  • American Poetry
  • Jane Austen: Novels and Films
  • Law and Literature 
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Special Admission Requirements


Please visit the program website for graduate admission requirements. 

What Sets Us Apart


The English department at TCU focuses on bringing you a comprehensive knowledge of the English language and its applications in our changing society. You’ll take courses ranging from specialized literature to rhetoric to digital writing and technology.

Career Prospects


Because our degrees develop valuable communication skills, you can chart your course in whatever field excites you. Our graduates have launched thriving careers as successful authors,magazine  writers, business consultants, museum curators, lawyers and appeals court judges, theater directors, clinical psychologists, pastors, college professors and software engineers.