Welcome to the web site for the Department of English and Modern Languages (DEML). The goal of the Department is to offer a varied program of study in written and oral communications, literature, and foreign languages, in order to prepare students to become well-rounded individuals capable of continued intellectual and moral development. The faculty provide required core courses in the General Education Program that students across all disciplines must take for their baccalaureate degrees. They prepare students to become teachers of English for middle and secondary schools; for graduate schools and professional schools, and for a myriad of career opportunities requiring mastery of language arts skills. The Department also provides outreach services for surrounding schools and communities.