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Weather update: The Columbia campus will have a delayed opening until 10 am tomorrow, Jan. 18. This applies to all offices. Classes scheduled to begin before 10 am are canceled. Classes scheduled to begin at or after 10 am will take place as scheduled. See sc.edu/weather for updates See sc.edu/weather for updates.

Department of English Language and Literature

We believe in the power of books and the value of writing and creative expression. Whatever your dreams or career aspirations, our courses provide you with adaptable skills for a changing world: the skills of reading carefully, communicating clearly, and thinking creatively about issues that matter to you.