The Catholic University of America

Affiliated Programs


Faculty from the Department of English teach courses in several affiliated programs. Many of the courses in these interdisciplinary programs also satisfy requirements for undergraduate and graduate degrees in English.

  • University Honors Program: The program offers students of high caliber a challenging curriculum which is oriented toward the liberal arts and designed to complement individual majors. The program consists of three integrated two-year sequences (The Christian Tradition, Aristotelian Studium, and Critical Explorations of Social Reality) as well as interdisciplinary courses in Environmental Studies, Technology and Culture, and various honors courses in the individual departments.
  • Media Studies: An interdisciplinary undergraduate major emphasizing the analysis of the mass media and the messages they convey.
  • Medieval and Byzantine Studies Program: An interdisciplinary program emphasizing the complex intertwining of theology, philosophy, Latin and vernacular languages, and history. Students can earn a Certificate, M.A., or Ph.D. degree.
  • Intensive English Program for International Students: Offers a sequence of courses for international students who wish to study English as a second language.