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Our mission is to make available to all residents of the District excellent introductory, college-level instruction in reading, composition, literature, and language study; to support those offerings with effective remedial instruction at a variety of levels; to monitor and administer an effective system of English placement; to promote understanding and appreciation of literature and language in the College and in the community at large; to keep English instruction up to date by developing and promoting worthwhile staff development among the Department's instructors; to promote a healthy and creative work environment and promote that in our students.


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Whether you're an English major, or just like to travel, read, talk about books, or try your hand at creative writing, you'll enjoy studying in Oxford (four weeks) and London (one week) June 4-July... Continue Reading
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October 5 - 15, 2015 #SRJCreads Colleges that read together excel together, and this year the SRJC Reads selection is I Am Malala. Join us to learn about Malala's extraordinary life and message  of... Continue Reading
Book cover, Ursula Le Guin Left Hand of Darkness
The Work of Literary Merit for Fall 2015 will be Ursula Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness. The novel was originally published in 1969, and won both the Nebula and Hugo awards for science fiction... Continue Reading
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The English Department will not be offering accelerated "x" courses this Fall. Click on "English Pathway" in the main menu to see prerequisites and courses in the new pathway.