With its rich literary tradition, New Orleans is the perfect place to study the printed (and the digital) word.
The award-winning English department at Loyola University New Orleans offers a dynamic program with exceptionally accomplished faculty who work closely with students on independent studies, collaborative research, publishing, capstone experiences, and creative projects.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts in English
Loyola's Department of English offers a diverse curriculum in literature, critical theory, film studies, creative writing, nonfiction and professional writing, digital media, editing and publishing, and rhetoric. Students receive a strong foundation in classic and modern works, with writing skills emphasized in every course.
This degree may also be eligible for completion in three years through our Degree in Three program. Learn more and find out if you're a fit.
Minor in English
Students interested in the English minor have the option of selecting either the English minor or the English writing minor. The English Department also participates in several interdisciplinary minors.
See an overview of the program's curriculum and requirements.
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English Department Chair Professor John Biguenet’s current play, Broomstick, brings to life a witch who confesses all—her first love affair, how she discovered her powers, what she has done with them.