At our last Page Turners meeting we covered what some Universities have to offer prospective English Majors. Below is all the information featured on the power point in case you needed to remember something. Good luck on your college applications!
CSU Long Beach overview:
The program at Long Beach is very special. They have over 100 full time and part time instructors who are experts in their fields and are involved in teaching, scholarships, creative activities, and publishing in linguistics, literacy, literature and creative and technical writing. Class sizes are relatively small and one to one conferencing with students is widely practiced.
Courses range from basic to advanced writing; surveys of literature; studies of particular genres, eras, themes, and authors; and advanced classes on rhetoric and literacy theory. They develop three skills: analytical reading, effective writing and critical thinking about the human interaction gained through study of the best writing in the English language.
The university offers an English Student Association sponsored by the Associated students as well as symposiums, and creative writers are encouraged to join RipRap, the department’s student designed and published magazine.