Literature and Writing

Employers indicate that good writing is the most sought-after competence for college graduates. At Miami, you can study literature and writing in the Departments of English, Classics, and the world languages, and you can go on to enjoy a career in business, education, editing and publishing, law, government service, or nonprofits.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Express ideas clearly and powerfully as well as interpret, analyze, and construct complex arguments
  • Explore the theoretical foundations of literary study and writing
  • Consider both historical and contemporary approaches to fiction and poetry, as well as the theoretical foundations of literary study
  • Delve into alternate forms of "texts," including film, TV, and other media
  • Utilize digital classrooms to facilitate mastery of online research, publishing, and technologies like web design and game studies
  • Work as a writing consultant for the student-focused Howe Writing Center and receive helpful feedback and support on your writing projects
  • Collaborate in interdisciplinary learning and research projects with the Miami University Humanities Center
  • Take advantage of career- and education-building opportunities provided by undergraduate awards, including Dean's Scholars and Undergraduate Summer Scholars, and study abroad programs, such as Literary London and scholarly experiences in the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and more

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