About the Department of English & Philosophy


The primary goals of the Department of English & Philosophy include:

  • Engaging students in critical thinking, good reading practices and writing endeavors that help them to enhance these skills
  • Providing cultural, historical and social contexts for the study of literature and its applications
  • Developing critical and analytical skills in philosophical thought and in the application of such thought
  • Offering a variety of courses that integrate science and technology with the humanities and stress Drexel's interdisciplinary focus
  • Preparing students for jobs that require strong analytical, communication, technological and writing skills
  • Preparing students for graduate work in the humanities, law, teaching, professional writing and other fields by providing them with the necessary literary, technological and writing skills, as well as a sound background in philosophical thought and its practical application