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English Department Reception English Department Reception
You're invited to the Spring 2014 English Department Reception (featuring a hot lunch and a brief program about our Department). This reception is mandatory for new, transferring English Majors, and for new English Majors choosing the Elementary Education Option. In addition, all English Majors are warmly invited to attend. MORE 
Dr. Joan Ray Dr. Joan Ray Retirement Celebration
Please Join us to celebrate and honor the career of Professor Joan Ray, who recently retired from UCCS after over 34 years of service. MORE

UCCS English Department Mission Statement

Welcome to the web page of the Department of English at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. We offer the B.A. in English with options in Literature, Professional and Technical Writing, and Rhetoric and Writing. We also offer the B.A. in English with options in Teacher Education, either Elementary or Secondary. We offer a variety of Minors including a Minor in Creative Writing. At first glance, you may think that teaching is all you can do with an English degree; teaching at any level is an important and meaningful career, and our graduates place well. But the English major offers a lot of flexibility; indeed, it has been called the most useful pre-professional degree.
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