The Department of English and Languages offers the following majors: English; English Teaching Certificate; English as a Second Language; Humanities; Oklahoma Studies; and Spanish. Course work in additional languages is also available. Students who study English, humanities, and languages enhance the reading and writing skills important in a variety of careers, absorb the cultural understanding necessary for success in a diverse society, and develop the critical thinking skills which will lead to professional and advanced academic success.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts with a studio concentration is the professional undergraduate degree in the visual arts. It prepares students to make images in a wide variety of media and also focuses study on one of the traditional studio disciplines. Students with this degree are prepared for careers as gallery artists, studio sales, artist assistants, and for further study in graduate school. The students face rigorous studio training, with a focus on exhibiting their artwork at professional venues.