Department of English and Humanities

English and Humanities is an interdisciplinary department that offers majors in English Literary Studies, Philosophy, Professional Writing, Secondary Education English, Spanish, and Spanish Education. Our department helps you to develop your reading, writing and critical thinking skills, and we help you to develop your oral and written communication skills as well. Our majors provide an excellent foundation for success in future careers, graduate school or professional schools. Our teacher-training programs provide you with the knowledge and skills that will make you an effective and successful teacher.



Creative Writing

Toni Frissell: Weeki Wachee spring, Florida. Originally published by Harper’s Bazaar in their December 1947 issue, and later by Sports Illustrated in 1955. From the Toni Frissell collection at the Library of Congress. This picture is in the public domain York College creative writing courses offer students a chance to develop their writing and creative thinking skills under the direction of an actively publishing faculty, alongside their writing peers, and supported by a host of annual visiting writers and publishers. Learn more about creative writing.

Results Matter

Adrienne Freeland '07

Adrienne gained great communication skills and the confidence to try new things as a student at York College.

Learn how York College helped Adrienne achieve her results.