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Program Type:

Major, Minor

Academic Division:

Arts & Humanities

The Notre Dame College English Program strives to develop students’ skills in writing, reading, researching, and critical thinking, while also promoting personal responsibility and fostering appreciation for literature.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing a major in English will be able to:

  • Write complete and effective sentences, paragraphs and essays in Standard American English (Linguistic Analysis).
  • Analyze any text for its purpose, audience, genre, voice and format (Rhetorical Analysis).
  • Discuss key elements of the works of major authors in their cultural contexts (Literary Analysis).
  • Locate, evaluate and synthesize disparate ideas and sources of information in support of a central idea (Research and Analysis).
  • Apply critical theories to a variety of texts in a broad range of media (Theoretical Analysis). 

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Notre Dame College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as a degree-granting institution. Our academic programs are accredited by some of the most respected organizations of higher education in the country.

The education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Founding institution of the American Council on Education.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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