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The study of English offers a basic understanding of reading and writing skills and an appreciation of literature. The more practical skills offered by the study of English (effective reading, writing, and thinking) are applicable to all education careers and civic responsibilities.
The English Department provides an outstanding array of composition and literature courses each semester to meet student needs. In addition, our award-winning creative arts journal, The Moorpark Review and The Student Essay Anthology provide students opportunities to have their work published.
Students who complete English courses will be able to:
- Communicate effectively using appropriate rhetorical strategies;
- Utilize critical thinking skills through reading, writing and oral communication;
- Access, evaluate, and incorporate information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose;
- Read literature to inform an understanding of humanity
Department Administration and Staff
Telephone (805) 378-1400
Division Dean: Inajane Nicklas, ext 1443, firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Assistant: Peggy Spellman, ext 1839, email@example.com
Department Chair: Sydney Sims, ext 1732, firstname.lastname@example.org
A list of full-time faculty office locations and contact information can be found here.
A list of part-time faculty and their contact information can be found here.
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