Professional Writing & English Studies

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Core in Composition
  • Core in Literature
  • Prepares for job market
  • Prepares for graduate school

HumanitiesExplore the arts

Minor24-25 hours
  • Focus area in Literature
  • Focus area in Music
  • Focus area in Philosophy
  • Great for grad school admissions

CommunicationPR or New Media

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Great job market outlook
  • Capstone internship or project

CommunicationAugment your skills

Minor24 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Diversify your skills
  • Great for grad school admissions
Cunningham Writing Contest Tipoff event readies student to win

Cunningham Writing Contest Tipoff event readies student to win

How would you like the opportunity to win some cash? Trine’s annual Walter Cunningham Writing Contest gives cash prizes for the top three entries in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and academic writing. If you join us at the Cunningham Writing Contest Tipoff, we will provide you with all the key information on writing and winning, while collecting an additional CHAT Event credit. The Tipoff will consist of five separate sessions […]

Higbee receives top honor at National FFA Convention

Higbee receives top honor at National FFA Convention

Sophomore communication major and marketing minor Amanda Higbee recently traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to accept the prestigious American Degree at the FFA National Convention. FFA, formerly Future Farmers of America, is a national organization that focuses on teaching young people the science, business, and art of successful and sustainable agriculture. This week TrineHAC interviewed Amanda about how FFA prepared her for her communication degree. Can you explain a bit about […]

Drama Club readies to play in A Doll’s House

Drama Club readies to play in A Doll’s House

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is one of those famous plays that you probably feel like you know something of, even if you’ve never read or seen it before. As luck would have it, you can see it courtesy of Trine’s Drama Club this Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in Wells Theater in Taylor Hall. A Doll’s House was one of the most controversial plays of the late 19th century. […]

Taylor becomes a haunted hall of humanities for Halloween

Trine University’s Taylor Hall may be a bastion of knowledge for all things literature, film, art and more most of the year, but come Halloween it takes on a slightly darker tone. In celebration of Halloween a few keen faculty took it upon themselves to turn Trine’s academic cornerstone into a venerable house of haunts. Professors Lou Ann Homan and Cheryl Skiba-Jones spent Tuesday afternoon adding a spooky coat to […]

Professor Young argues some video games need life support

On October 21, Professor Justin Young presented as part of the Fall 2014 Humanities Symposia with his talk “Game Not Over: Preserving the History of Video Games.” A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is his complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below. Video games have been around for […]