Life as an English Major


If you're considering the English Department at Webster, you're probably curious about what it's like to study here on a day-to-day basis. The information below should help give you a better idea.

Tour of Pearson House: As an English major, you will take many of your classes in the Pearson House, and you will find your professors' offices there, too. Take our tour to find out what to expect!

Classes: Your classes will all be small and discussion-oriented. Literature classes range from 10 to 22 students, and creative writing workshops are never bigger than 15. Be prepared to read and write intensively, think hard, and engage in lively discussions with your classmates and professors.

The Whole Experience: Read what some of our graduating seniors have had to say about their experiences as English majors at Webster University.

The View from after Graduation: Read about some of our graduates and what they most value about their time in the English Department now that they have moved on to the next chapter in their lives.