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The Department of English at Oakland University offers Undergraduate programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English, a secondary education major in English (STEP), a modified major in English with a linguistics concentration, a major in creative writing, a major in cinema studies, as well as liberal arts minors in English, in secondary teaching, creative writing, and in cinema studies. In addition, the Department offers a program leading to the Master of Arts degree in English.

The Department of English offers courses in British and American literature, introducing students to literary history, genre studies, critical theory and intensive study of major authors. The Department also offers introductory and advanced courses in poetry and fiction writing. Additionally, the Department offers courses in film, introducing students to cinema history and theory, critical film studies, and film production. For complete details concerning the Cinema Studies or Creative Writing, click on the appropriate link. 

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