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One of my favorite classes was “Writing for CJ” with Professor Sanford “Sandy” Kaye – the class was just fascinating to me…


John Fratolillo '09
Major: M.A. in Criminal Justice Program




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English and Writing

Are you interested in writing? Self-empowerment? Connecting thoughts and feelings with a way to express them? Exploring all areas of human existence? Film, books, or any form of expressive media? Then you may want to major in English.

The study of English allows one to explore many diverse areas combined into a single major. Where else can you study music, film, books, and pop culture simultaneously?

Studying English allows one to connect the past with what is current, both in terms of study and in terms of exploration. By exploring how people thought about current events in the past, we are able to learn more about ourselves.

Careers in English

With a degree in English your options are practically limitless. Regardless of the field you choose, Curry will prepare you to read critically and write at a high level of proficiency. Our graduates have gone on to become Hollywood entertainment lawyers, writers at ESPN and researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, to name a few. Many others have succeeded in an exciting variety of careers such as: journalists, business managers, teachers and professors, authors, bankers, social workers and entrepreneurs.

English as a MAJOR

Choose the major in English in order to explore, express, create and write. The English major will give you the tools to pursue a wide variety of career paths.

English as a MINOR

English CONCENTRATIONS

Curry's English program offers a range of concentrations that give you an opportunity to study a specific topic in depth.

English offers two possible concentrations within the major: British literary heritage and American literature.

The writing program offers three concentrations through the English area: creative writing, journalism, and professional writing.

The Curry Arts Journal

The Curry Arts Journal course is a three-credit practicum that will give you hands-on experience producing a literary arts journal. As a staff member of the Curry Arts Journal, you will have the opportunity to engage in all aspects of production including critiquing, editing, proofreading, design, layout, publicity, and events planning.

Get Started Today!

Visit campus and explore Curry's English program in person. You also may request information to learn more about the major, minor or concentration of your choice. When you're ready to apply to Curry, we'll help you get started.

Contact the Humanities Department:
Paula Cabral
Faculty Building, Room 111
617-333-2143
pcabral@curry.edu


 
 
Sportswriter, Author Bob Ryan Headlines Littlefield Lecture Series

Curry College English professor and Writer-in-Residence Bill Littlefield welcomed Hall of Fame sportswriter and author Bob Ryan as his featured guest for the latest Littlefield Lecture Series event. Ryan was on hand to discuss his new book, Scribe: My Life in Sports with students, faculty and staff.

Meet Dr. Kristen Getchell - English/Writing

Dr. Kristen Getchell has a passion for writing, and she has shared that passion with college students of all ages.  But she has an extra special place in her heart for her first-year students.

Foreign Languages and Culture

Language skills and cultural studies are essential for success in areas such as business, the arts, criminal justice, health and social services, national security, foreign affairs, and international trade and tourism.

Curry Arts Journal

The Curry Arts Journal enlivens artistic expression at Curry in publishing an appealing, professional edition of student writing and artwork each year and in sponsoring workshops, readings, and coffeehouses that celebrate student voices each semester.

Currier Times

The Currier Times and curriertimes.net are Curry College's student-produced news publications.  Students blog, cover breaking campus news, write feature stories, and produce photo slideshows, podcasts and videos and gain a wealth of experience in print publishing, including long-form writing, copyediting, photography, photo editing and page design.

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Congratulations to members of the Curry English faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!

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