Program Overview.

Morningside's English and Rhetoric major is a robust program that offers preparation for nearly any professional endeavor. It offers students a love and understanding of literature and language, formal analysis, literary history, critical theory, research strategies, effective writing, and rigorous, respectful debate.

About English and Rhetoric at Morningside:

  • Enjoy the benefits of a small college campus located in a larger city, giving you access to experiential opportunities and entertainment.
  • Work one-on-one with faculty who are published writers and dedicated to helping you have the best experience possible.
  • Customize your English and Rhetoric major with a degree track in writing, literature, or English teaching, or complement it with another major or minor.
  • Gain a more sophisticated view of the world and a stronger understanding of culture and cultural expression through exploring a diverse curriculum.
  • Develop your writing and refinement process as you build your skill at communicating ideas.