The English department at the University of Michigan is one of the best of its kind. It offers a wide array of classes exploring different genres and periods of literature as well as specialty classes focusing on topics ranging from social issues to nature conservation. On top of its broad course listings, the department also provides students with additional exposure to the world of English through author readings, workshops, and writing contests. Despite its diversity in literature studies, neither the department nor the university offers a major in journalism, an area of study widely sought out by students. To compensate for this, the English department offers a handful of writing-based classes geared toward the field of journalism and has recently launched English 344.001, a class focused on writing for publication, for the Winter 2020 semester.

Continue reading here.