English w/Teacher Certification

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The study of language and literature deepens self-understanding, opens up the broad diversity of human viewpoints and cultures, hones writing and thinking skills, and intensifies the appreciation of the arts of literature and writing. It disciplines the mind as it teaches skills in critical thinking, research, and communication valued in a wide variety of careers.

The Department of English, under the College of Arts and Humanities, at Eastern Illinois University, offers majors in English and English with teacher certification; minors in English, professional writing, and creative writing; and the master of arts degree in English.

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Course Catalog Listing


Scholarship Listing

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Balsaar & Ruth Bubeck Scholarship
Betty J Hawkins English Scholarship
Charles L. and Kathryn Joley and Family Deans Scholarship in Education
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Charles I Switzer Memorial Scholarship
Dr. John Guckert Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Kenneth E. Hadwiger Foreign Cultures Award
Dr. Robert V. Wharton Scholarship
Education Scholars Award
English Alumni Scholarship
Errett and Mazie Warner Presidential Award in English
Eunice W. Dougherty Scholarship
Flora Saxby Hawkes Memorial Scholarship in English
Frances W. McColl Scholarship
Frank McCormick Phi Beta Kappa Study Abroad Scholarship
Genelle Voigt Jackson English Scholarship
Graham R. Lewis Memorial Poetry Award
Howard DeForest Widger Scholarship
Isabel McKinney Graduate Scholarship
Isabel McKinney Undergraduate Scholarship
L. Joyce Taylor Student Teaching Scholarship
Louise Murray Award for Childrens Literature
Lucina Paquet Gabbard English Scholarship
Mary Coon Cottingham Scholarship
Mary Jane Coartney Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship
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To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Faculty Listing


English w/Teacher Certification, Coleman Hall 3135
Contact Name: Dr. Dana Ringuette
Contact Email: dringuette@eiu.edu
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/english/about.php