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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.
Of Humanities Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate schools within six months of graduation.
Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.
Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Beth Stolicker (’17)
Cornerstone helped me to better understand what it means to live as a Christian in all areas of my life.
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.
The Humanities Division offers a wide range of majors that can be tailored to your interests. Check out other programs related to literature.
Be trained to stretch your horizons by writing publishable content in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and more.
A professional writing degree equips you to create quality content across a range of mediums, from news stories to press releases to journal articles.
Learn how to draw from various sources, ask and answer critical questions about the past and gain insight into the future.
This program is designed to coach you on how to hone your editing, analyzing and distributing skills so you can assess situations quickly and write with clarity and intent.
Gain a critical understanding of communication, the origin of languages and the sounds, letters and words that create meaning.
Learn what it means to be human, what great philosophers of the past have pondered and how you can join the conversation with integrity and intellect.