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.
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.
Class of 2004
BA in English with an Emphasis in Creative Writing
Earning a PhD in the English program at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"After bouncing around in a few different colleges, I heard that the 'creative types' gravitate toward Webster. I applied, received a small scholarship and transferred as soon as I could. I had heard a lot about the film studies, gender studies, and English programs at Webster--key interests of mine--but when I heard David Clewell read some of his poetry at a gathering at Washington University, that sealed the deal.." (Read more...)