The Department of English offers a BA in English and minor programs in dramatic arts and African American literature. Our innovative academic programs prepare students to assume leading roles in society, industry, and the academy. We invite you to explore our exciting programs, outstanding faculty, and rich co-curricular offerings.
Programs of Study
Clubs & Organizations
International English Honor Society
Theta Mu Chapter
Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies; provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing; promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and serve society by fostering literacy.
Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. For more info on how to apply to Sigma Tau Delta, email Dr. Gladys Huggins or visit her office in Hall-Patterson 316.
Kuumba is a student organization open to students majoring or seeking a minor in English or just have an interest in literature. For more info on Kuumba Club, e-mail Dr. Tanya Walker or visit her office in Hall-Patterson 302.
The Drama Guild is a student organization that stages seasonal theatrical productions of contemporary and classical works, which includes a spring tour and participation in the NADSA Competition. For more info on the Drama Guild, e-mail Dr. Andre Minkins or visit his office in Hall-Patterson 304.
RAMA, a journal of student writing,is published by the Department of English at Winston-Salem State University. It features essays, fiction, poetry, non-fiction, reviews, plays, and other work written by WSSU students. For more info about RAMA, e-mail Dr. David Sair or visit his office in Hall-Patterson 222.