The Department of English, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a bachelor's degree in English with concentrations in literature, teaching, and writing, and a master's degree in English. Learn more about the department and our faculty.

News & Features

  • Faculty Notes: Katie Manning, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Manning's recent publication.

  • Faculty Notes: Joseph Bentz, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.

  • APU Professor Elected to National Board

    The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts selected English professor Emily Griesinger, Ph.D., to serve a four-year term on its national board, representing 97 schools.

  • Meet Christian Author Joseph Bentz, Ph.D.

    Joseph Bentz, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of English and is the author of five novels and four non-fiction books. This year marks the upcoming 20th anniversary and re-release of his first novel, Dreams of Caladria.

  • Dr. Clark publishes book on Creative Writing in the Digital Age

    Michael Dean Clark, Ph.D., is co-editor along with Trent Hergenrader and Joseph Rein of a new book just published by Bloomsbury, titled Creative Writing in the Digital Age: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy (Bloomsbury, 2015). According to Bloomsbury's website, the book "explores the vast array of opportunities that technology provides the Creative Writing...