Monroe Community College

English and Philosophy



The English and Philosophy Department at Monroe Community College is one of the largest and most diverse departments on campus. English and Philosophy not only serves students who major in these fields, but all of the college community. Our department offers courses in English and Philosophy which will fulfill requirements in Humanities, Social Science, English, Literature, and Natural Science. Our focus is on critical reading, analytical reasoning, and lucid writing.

This website will offer you the opportunity to explore our courses, discover our special programs, read about recent achievements, and keep current on English and Philosophy Department events.

Faculty Handbooks:

Adjunct Faculty Handbook


Featured Course and Program

ENG 101
A course emphasizing college-level essay writing with special attention on the writing process. Students draft, revise, and edit multiple essays. They also study research, persuasion, and oral discourse in ways that challenge and develop their reading and thinking abilities. (ENG 101 or ENG 200 satisfy the composition requirement for graduation.) Three class hours. (SUNY-BC)

The Humanites degree program is designed to provide students with a rigorous introduction tot he humanities as preparation for a variety of professions such as college level teaching, law, writing, and human resources management. The curriculum balances the need for broad background with an opportunity for an early experience in one of the following tracks: English literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture. The Popular Culture track is unique, combining offerings from literature, cultural studies. and communication.


Location & Contacts

Brighton Campus
Building 5, Room 532

Hours: 8:45 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Phone: 585-292-2027
Fax: 585-292-3868