English Programs

Read program requirements and course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog:
B.A. English  

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Rivier's English program gives you a solid background in literature, critical thinking and both creative and professional writing. You'll develop an understanding of the historical context and aesthetic traditions of English and American literature, hone your writing skills, and explore the interplay between reading and writing literature. Our program prepares students for careers in a variety of areas as well as for graduate work in such fields as law, divinity, and business.
English Department facilities and resources 

The newly renovated and expanded Regina Library offers 91,000 volumes and access to more than three million volumes in 12 area libraries. Students also have online access to licensed databases in literature, language, literary criticism, poetry, author biographies and more.

Jobs and internships 

Rivier English program graduates have gone on to careers in public relations, journalism, publishing, and more.

In addition to real-world assignments in your classes, during your senior year, you'll complete an internship that will help you build your skills, your résumé, and your professional network.

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