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Named One of

“America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.

News & World Report Cazenovia College is an independent, coeducational college, located in Cazenovia, New York, offering baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts and professional studies.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in English encourages students’ intellectual, social and ethical growth through the critical examination of literature, drama, film, popular culture and communication. In addition to helping students develop specific skills associated with the discipline – written and spoken communication, literary appreciation and analytical thinking – graduates of the program develop a solid foundation for graduate study in English, English education, journalism, law and in other disciplines requiring strong critical thinking skills and talent in spoken and written communication.

Embracing student success as its primary mission, Cazenovia College comprises a diverse, yet close-knit residential community that creates educational experiences that are individualized for students, matching skill sets with academic programs and co-curricular offerings. This “one student at a time” approach to the educational experience is what sets Cazenovia apart from other colleges and universities.

AT-A-GLANCE Founded: 1824 Enrollment: 900 students Average Class Size: 14 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 Main Campus: 20 acres Equine Education Center: 243 acres Athletics: NCAA Division III Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98% Faculty with the highest Office of Admissions, 3 Sullivan Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035 Phone: 1.800.654.3210 | Email: Follow Cazenovia College on:

degree in their field: 80%


SPECIAL FEATURES • Small classes taught in seminar/discussion format • Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society • Study abroad in Canterbury, England • Opportunities for minors in subjects like psychology, communication studies, visual communications, theatre, studio art, business, education, and many others • Internships • Emphasis on scholarly and professional skills in writing, speaking, interpretation & analysis, interpersonal problemsolving, diversity and cultural awareness • Strong preparation for graduate study or work in literature, publishing, library/information science, creative writing, education, law, and other fields


SAMPLE COURSEWORK Approaches to Literature Creative Writing Ethnic American Literature Interdisciplinary Senior Capstone Literary Theory Post-Colonial Literature Shakespeare Women’s Literature

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Warren Olin-Ammentorp Professor and Program Director Phone: 315.655.7102 Email:

A minor in English is an excellent option for those who have enjoyed the subject and wish to extend their literary studies beyond the high school level. In addition, a minor in English can have a positive impact on the job search since the critical thinking and writing skills associated with courses in English have long been recognized as essential by business leaders, policy makers and the general public.

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