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Why Study English at The College of Idaho?

Within the department, students may pursue their individual interests in literature, creative writing, and journalism. College of Idaho students can practice and develop their skills through independent studies and creative projects, internships with local businesses and agencies, work for the student-run college newspaper and literary magazine, and research with faculty. Interdisciplinary courses, off-campus study programs, and opportunities to work with professional writers enrich the study of literature and creative writing at The College of Idaho.

Major & Minor

Career Opportunities for Majors and Minors

Studying literature and writing prepares skilled, learned, and critically astute readers who can find success in many fields. The communication and analytical skills developed by English students are critical to successful careers in creative and professional writing, teaching, business, journalism, law, library and information professions, ministry, and numerous other fields of work.