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Communicate From the Heart
The English program at Sacred Heart University is concerned with the attempt to communicate, both orally and in writing. A variety of courses in literature, writing, speech/communications and drama is offered to develop skills for reading analytically, writing clearly and effectively, and expressing thoughts cogently, while providing a foundational experience in a broad spectrum of literature.
Selections from the wide range of courses within the major and its two concentrations - Literature and Writing - along with related studies in other areas, will prepare the English major for graduate school, the professions, business, industry and the arts. The department also offers a 3 + 3 Bachelor’s & J.D. Program, minor in English, and a minor in Creative Writing.
The English faculty at Sacred Heart are dedicated to the ideal of providing a solid, well-balanced curriculum for our majors. The curriculum balances theory and practice, oral and writing communication, and a common core with concentration in special areas of interest. We seek to share our love of the written and spoken word while at the same time preparing students for professional life upon graduation from the University. Our goals include:
• Coordinating our curriculum with the University's mission
• Continually developing our teaching ability
• Remaining current in our discipline
• Creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation
• Focusing on each student as a unique human being
Fairfield, Conn. - Sacred Heart University Poet-in-Residence announces his
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University has awarded tenure to nine faculty members, seven of whom also earned promotions. In addition, seven additional members were promoted.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart and Seton Hall University School of Law are partnering on a new 3+3 program that will allow select students to earn a bachelor’s degree at Sacred Heart and a Juris Doctor at Seton Hall Law in six rather than the usual seven years. Students in this program will complete their undergraduate degree (in political science, global studies, history, sociology, English, criminal justice, foreign languages, psychology, chemistry or philosophy/theology/religious studies) in three years (90 credits). The remaining 30 undergraduate credits will be completed during the first year of law school at Seton Hall Law.