English

English courses at WWCC prepare students for success in both their collegiate and professional lives. Writing courses assist students in presenting their thoughts in an organized manner and improving their decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking. Literature courses help students interpret complex works to derive meaning and insight into the human need to create.

Career Opportunities

    A college degree in English is an excellent foundation for a variety of careers that require good communication skills. English majors routinely find employment in education, business, and technology.

Contact

Kimberly Tolson

Phone: (509) 758-1709

Melissa Queen

Phone: (509) 527-4600

Mission

The English department seeks to enrich students' lives through exploration of the diversity of human expressions and cultures as well as to build a foundation for life-long learning and successful academic achievement via writing, literature, and film.

Program Outcomes

  • Examine culturally and linguistically diverse works in literature and film and demonstrate an aesthetic and intellectual comprehension.
  • Demonstrate skills appropriate to evaluation of information, critical thinking, and creation of organized, coherent writing.
  • Articulate complex ideas and employ evidence in the production of assigned work.