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The Human Experience

Literature

The human experience is complex and beautiful. Explore the history of what it means to be human through the lens of writers from around the globe and across centuries. Insight into the form, style and function in which these authors wrote will enhance your understanding of history, sociology and the written word.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts

Academic Division

  • Humanities Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of Humanities Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate schools within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Internships

During your time as a literature major, you will gain critical experience through an internship with one of our employment partners from around West Michigan. Through an internship, you’ll gain insight into writing, publishing and editing.

Opportunities

  • Coming soon!

Careers

Literature majors from Cornerstone University have a wide array of career paths ahead of them. Some go on to graduate school to become teachers and others work at libraries or publishing companies.

Opportunities

  • Archivist
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Narrator
  • Paralegal

Program Features

The literature program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in literature.

Literature Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Humanities Division student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Ireland, Ecuador, France, Italy, Kosovo, Oxford, South Africa and Spain.

Learn More About Off-Campus Study Programs

Humanities Division Annual Seminar

The Humanities Division provides students from all academic divisions with an annual seminar to discuss topics such as an era of poetry or influential thinkers. This seminar experience also includes an opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our literature program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

Cornerstone helped me to better understand what it means to live as a Christian in all areas of my life.

Beth Stolicker (’17)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Humanities Division offers a wide range of majors that can be tailored to your interests. Check out other programs related to literature.

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Contact

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Hours

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SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.