Drury offers degrees in English and Writing. Students who major in these areas will find innovative and forward-thinking curricula that will give them the skills they need for personal and professional success.
The English degree focuses on the development of English and American literature, with an emphasis on literary analysis, cultural studies, and literary theory. Students gain skills in literary analysis, critical thinking, and writing and explore some of the best writers and thinkers working in the English language.
The Writing degree blends instruction in both professional and creative writing. Writing students learn how to craft creative texts from poetry and fiction to memoir and the essay. Classes are taught through the writing workshop method, which allows students to receive regular feedback from faculty and to learn how to work part of a creative team.