Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Studies, World Literature emphasis
The Department of English provides students with Core Curriculum courses in composition and literature. These courses emphasize writing and analytical skills and cultivate an appreciation of literature in all its variety. The department also offers several majors tracks in English leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science–Education degrees.
The department offers its majors and other students opportunities to use their talents and pursue their interests through student organizations like the Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society and Live Poets Society, creative arts publications (bordertown),and departmental projects like the annual English Field Day, hosted by the department for high school students.
Dr. David L. Ackiss
Head, Department of English
Kuhn Hall 203D
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595