The English Department offers its students the opportunity to study and work with texts that have shaped, and been shaped by, the English language. We offer a diverse spectrum of classes ranging from antiquity to the twenty-first century and covering a wide variety of topics in literature, media, composition, and language studies. Our courses encompass and explore multiple cultural traditions, allowing our graduates to cultivate skills in critical thinking, creative expression, close reading, persuasive writing, and effective speaking.

Western Washington University offers an undergraduate degree in English with a minor in 

Technical and Professional Communications

  • 302 Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing
  • 402 Advanced Technical and Professional Writing
  • 461 Internship in English: Professional Identity
  • 462 Topics in Technical and Professional Writing


Main Contact:

516 High street,
Bellingham, WA 98225