Prepare to be a leader in communications.
Think critically and creatively; write with precision and clarity. English majors employ a skillful combination of art and science to achieve success.
Rivier’s English degree offers students the opportunity to focus on literature or writing. Foundational courses include a survey of great literary works, as well as practical applications in preparing effective presentations and a related internship during senior year.
Students gain an understanding of the historical and aesthetic literary traditions, hone their creative writing and business/professional writing skills, and develop an appreciation for the interplay between reading and writing literature.
This English degree prepares students for careers in a very broad range of disciplines and industries, as well as advancement to graduate studies.
Rivier University is a College of Distinction.
Department of English
Rivier's high-quality, hands-on bachelor's and master's programs prepare students for leadership roles in a global environment. For more information, visit the Department of English.
B.A. in English graduates can pursue roles as:
- Journalists, reporters, and novelists
- Copywriters and editors
- Marketing and public relations professionals
- Communications and speech writers