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Department of Language and Literature

Department Chair: Julee Russell

Contact Us
Department Office
McFarland Hall 3rd Floor 315


Explore our programs

Cultural expression, storytelling, and personal interaction are the hallmarks of our Department of Language and Literature. By studying under our dedicated faculty, students can earn a degree that prepares them for careers in areas such as law, writing, document design, teaching, and even graduate study. Including Spanish in a plan of study can open up many opportunities for students, as well as participating in English Club, publishing writings in VCSU’s literary magazine, and attending readings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Possess strong academic and creative writing skills
  • Exhibit vital critical reading and thinking skills
  • Routinely apply competent research skills
  • Understand the value of cultural fluency

Faculty & Staff

Meet our faculty and staff

Meet the people behind your program—the master balancers of research, teaching, and mentorship—who will support you throughout your time as a student.

Next Steps

You’re ready to study language and literature at VCSU. What’s next? Visit the links below to become a Viking.