Why English Studies and Communication at Valpo?
Ours is a flexible, faculty-advised program in which:
Students build community as they undertake core courses in American literature and culture, the history and structure of the English language, rhetoric and composition, digital media, intercultural communication, and interdisciplinary seminars in humanities and the arts
Electives in literary studies, linguistics, TESOL, the teaching of writing, and creative and professional writing allow for a customizable program of study
Students interact with fellow graduate students and others in Valparaiso University’s vibrant international community
Students may overlap nine credits toward an optional certificate in TESOL. (For Indiana teachers with initial licensure, a teacher certification program in TESOL is also an option.)
Students gain practical experience through a hands-on practicum in teaching, writing, or related fields such as curriculum development
Students may pursue a thesis option, which increases the degree to 40 credits
Students may take classes as full-time or part-time students. Courses are available in the evenings and during the summer.
About the School
Valparaiso University is a selective, independent Lutheran institution in Valparaiso, Indiana, an hour’s drive from Chicago. Founded in 1859, Valpo offers a thorough grounding in the liberal arts as w ... Read More