Department of English and Philosophy
The Department of English and Philosophy helps students explore the world of words and ideas while preparing for a variety of creative and dynamic careers. Students majoring in the department's programs can look forward to success in fields such as creative writing, technical writing, business, publishing, teaching, law, and journalism. Through their studies at Murray State, English and Philosophy majors gain the flexibility of a well-developed mind, a facility with the power of language, and the analytical skills employers want.
ENG 343: Poetry on the Edge
Learn to write poems that are at the edge of poetry’s limits as literary genre and artistic medium. Interested? Details.
This course is just one of many exciting opportunities offered through our undergraduate and master's programs in creative writing. Learn more.
We are an official Murray State University Safe Zone. The Safe Zone Project is designed to radically reduce prejudice and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression at Murray State University. The Department of English and Philosophy provides a safe environment of active and visible allies who can be trusted to maintain confidentiality, and who will respond to the individual with understanding, support, and empathy. Learn more.
An open letter to the campus community from the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Feb. 11, 2013.