Pairing your interests in eloquent, meaningful words and written texts, a major in literature will allow you to develop your ability to read and write as an effective, ethically responsible communicator. Through roundtable discussions in your courses, you will design, express, interpret, and evaluate literature in light of a Christian worldview, understanding moral choices and related implications.
Graduating equipped with knowledge of critical theory, you will extend your abilities as a reader and writer, sharpening your skills to interpret and respond to both familiar and new texts.
A bachelor's degree in literature prepares you for a range of career options and graduate programs.
From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a literature major.
of traditional undergraduate humanities students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 86 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.
Cornerstone alumni are tireless in their passion to influence our world for Christ as servant leaders. You can find CU graduates building lives that matter at workplaces based in West Michigan and beyond.
- Baker Publishing Group
- Barnes & Noble
- Mission Network News
- NorthPointe Christian High School
- On the Map Marketing, Inc.
- Our Daily Bread Ministries
College Is About More Than a Degree
At Cornerstone, knowledge is about more than memorizing facts. Here, you will develop a deeper understanding of people, life and God. You will conquer challenges, grow in wisdom and make more memories than you can count.
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