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English

The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.

Native playwright Drew Hayden Taylor discusses humor in writing with students, from left, Samantha Craig and Stephanie Tgibides. Photo by Meghan Moore

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.

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Meet Our Students

  • Adeja Crearer
    English, minors in Political Science and Digital Media

    One faculty member opened a door for Adeja Crearer, and it changed her life.

  • Jason Norman
    French & English

    Jason Norman comes from a French-Canadian family in Lowell, but his ability to speak French really took off after a summer study abroad program in Paris.

  • Aaron King
    English, Digital Media

    A co-op scholarship led to a job at Lowell Telecommunications Corp., and then a job at the university’s TV studio for English major Aaron King. Now he’s got all the skills he needs for a career in video or television production.

  • Edward Morante
    English

    Edward Morante says his studies in education and English, and his participation in the DifferenceMaker program, are preparing him to teach children of all ages.