Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor

Program Delivery


Locations Available

Rindge, New Hampshire

We all communicate meaning through words, whether spoken or written for the page or screen. As an English major, you’ll be prepared to read, analyze, write and edit texts about people grappling with the big questions of life — from relationships to religion to philosophy and beyond. By reading the great literature of the past and the newer voices of today, you’ll learn to communicate in a variety of styles and media. You’ll develop perspective and empathy, and be prepared to think, analyze and communicate in any field you choose to enter.

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Program Highlights

You will acquire skills in critical thinking and problem solving, knowledge of literary genres and styles, language and interpretation. You will develop research and presentation skills as well as the ability to express yourself clearly in writing.

All English majors produce an electronic portfolio that demonstrates their achievement and preparation for graduate study and career fields. Students have pursed advanced study in English, creative writing, education, health administration, library science, business and law.



A major and minor are offered with concentrations in the following areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Education




Alumni Success Stories

Sample Career Opportunities

Franklin Pierce graduates have gone on to enjoy careers and internships with such companies as:



  • U.S. Department of Education
  • The New York Times
  • Glamour
  • Highlights
  • CBS Television Studios


  • Shakespeare Globe Theatre
  • Yankee Publishing
  • Associated Press