English & Language

Jeff Gundy

Prof. Jeff Gundy shares about his new book, "Songs from an Empty Cage: Poetry, Mystery, Anabaptism, and Peace."  More about author's reception >>>

English/Language Department

English: one of Five 'Impractical' College Majors That Might Make You Rich

On a typical day faculty and students in the English/language department may be writing poems, watching a new production of Hamlet on video, discussing a slave narrative or thinking about how literary theory helps us understand the King Arthur story.

Whether your goals are academic or career-oriented, Bluffton offers dynamic teaching, scholarly excellence, and opportunities for creative and professional development.


* These majors can be completed in 3 years.

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Fault Lines

Senior English major Jesse Roth founded Fault Lines, Bluffton’s line dancing club, mainly for the fun of it. Recently, however, club members went dancing not only to have fun but also, more importantly, to help grant a wish for charity. >>>full story


Study abroad


An integral part of the Spanish major or teaching licensure is a one-semester study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. In today's global marketplace, study abroad makes you more attractive to employers looking for professionals with an international outlook and proven ability to adapt to other cultures.


Centennial Hall

If you are interested in exploring the opportunities in English, writing or Spanish at Bluffton, contact us.