The BA/BS and the Minor in English develop students' critical capabilities, deepen their understanding of diverse cultural issues, and improve their abilities to analyze and produce complex texts.
The BFA in Creative Writing provides students with the fundamental skills and experience to enter the creative field or graduate study as writers, editors, and teachers.
The Bachelor’s + Master’s Pathway Program allows qualified undergraduates in the department to work towards their Master's in English while completing their Bachelor's degree.
The Minor in Writing allows students to draw upon the extraordinary range and depth of PSU’s offerings in Creative Writing, Technical Writing, Publishing, and Rhetoric.
The Film Studies Minor is offered through the Departments of English, Communication, Theater, and Film. Students who complete the Minor will gain a rich understanding of film technology, history, and theory.
The Comics Studies Certificate program at Portland State University is truly interdisciplinary, drawing from theory and hands-on practice, preparing participants to work in the field of comics and cartoon art as writers, artists, and scholars.