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English

Overview

Official Name of Program

English

Plan Code

ENG-BA

Department(s) Sponsoring Program

Career

Undergraduate

Degree Designation

BA - Bachelor of Arts

HEGIS Code

1501.00

NYSED Program Code

35587 - ENG-BA

CIP Code

23.0101

Majoring in English provides students with well-honed reading, writing, and speaking skills, deep knowledge of the Humanities, and experiences in problem solving, all tremendously valuable in today's global job market. Through close reading and study, English majors explore a variety of classic and contemporary literature and learn to articulate ideas clearly and convincingly.

English majors study a wide variety of literature, read closely and write confidently, become acquainted with the history of multiple literary traditions, and have an opportunity to study such special areas within English studies as linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and creative and professional writing. All major courses must be planned and scheduled in consultation with your major advisor.

Requirements