Department of English and Philosophy


Programs in English & Philosophy

Studying English and Philosophy provides students with excellent preparation for professional employment in any area where the close examination of texts and the ability to write is important.

English undergraduates can choose to major or minor in Creative Writing, Literature, or Professional Writing. We also offer minors in Folklore and Linguistics through cooperation with other departments.

Philosophy students may choose between Traditional and Pre-Law majors. Minors are offered in Ethics, Philosophy, and Philosophy & Religion.

English graduates studies are available through our MA and PhD programs. A distinctive feature of our programs is our strong emphasis on gaining practical skills for teaching literature and composition. Students may also pursue a Graduate Certificate in TESOL.

Questions about specific programs? Get in touch.


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209