Department of English and Applied Linguistics
The Department of English and Applied Linguistics at HPU offers a BA in English, and a BA and MA in TESOL. English majors study and produce a range of the literary texts through which humans express meaning; they develop their creativity, oral/written communication skills, and powers of persuasion and critical thinking. Graduates find work in fields ranging from journalism, publishing and education to law, technical writing, and library science. TESOL majors study all aspects of language acquisition and cross-cultural communication. They graduate well prepared to teach in a range of schools, workplace programs, and immigrant services.