English students at MBC hone critical thinking skills through hands-on active learning, a diverse group of course offerings, and text analysis and synthesis. Self-discovery, or finding your own voice, is encouraged for all students. Majors will also find emphasis placed on skills in all facets of writing, including creative writing.

Students can pursue a BA with a major in English. English also is available as a minor.

English is available through the College for Women in Staunton and through the Adult Degree Program in Charlottesville, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, South Boston, Staunton, Weyers Cave, and Williamsburg.