The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.
There are four ways to major in English, with concentrations in Literature, Theatre Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as an online degree in English Studies.
Michelle Garcia, a rising spoken word poet, is also learning how to write poetry for the page.
Keith Mitchell’s search for a university that challenged him as a teacher and scholar as well as offered a diverse campus community ended when he visited UMass Lowell.
English major Abi Martinez plans to work in college admissions, with a focus on recruiting minority students. She’s gotten both work and academic experiences on campus that will help her toward her goal.