B.A. in English

General

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Program Description

The B.A. in English at Northeastern offers students a foundation in critical and creative methods along with advanced study in literature, literary history and criticism, cultural studies, critical and cultural theory, rhetoric, creative writing, and composition. Courses develop students’ engagement with texts and their cultural and aesthetic contexts while advancing their abilities in creative and critical thinking, reading, and writing.

Program Benefits

B.A. in English students find opportunities such as:

  • Research for papers to deliver at regional and national conferences
  • Presentations at Northeastern’s annual student Research and Creative Activities Symposium
  • Readings by professional poets and novelists in our 82 Writers Series

Career Opportunities

The B.A. in English prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Professional and Technical Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Web Content Management and Writing
  • Teaching
  • Publishing

Minors

  • Creative Writing
  • English

Testimonial

“Learning extends beyond the classroom, and the world abounds with learning opportunities. Northeastern has helped me to develop the tools to learn more about the world and to teach others.” - Becca Peterson

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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