• The student : faculty ratio at Curry

    The student : faculty ratio at Curry

  • First-year students who live on campus

    First-year students who live on campus

  • Students who receive financial aid

    Students who receive financial aid

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    Number of faculty and staff employed at Curry College

  • Number of traditional undergraduate students

    Number of traditional undergraduate students


I was that student - very shy and nervous to meet new people - I kept my door closed and wasn't very involved outside the classroom when I first got to Curry. But at some point, I made a conscious decision to get out of my comfort zone and started making things happen.

Christine Nguyen '15
Major: Management

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English and Writing Curriculum

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.

All English majors must complete 30 credits hours above the 1000-level. English majors must take a core curriculum of six courses (listed below) for a total of 18 credits. Three additional courses above the 1000-level, or an additional 12 credits, must be taken in order to complete the major. Those wishing to focus on a specific area must fulfill the specific requirements for their chosen concentration.


ENG 1180 Introduction to Literary Types 3


Core Requirements

Students majoring in any of the concentrations in English must include in their program the six following courses for a total of 18 credits:

ENG 2010 Major British Writers I 3
ENG 2020 Major British Writers II 3
ENG 2110 American Literature I 3
ENG 2120 American Literature II 3
ENG 3700 Shakespeare 3
ENG 3980 Capstone Course for English Majors 3

English Electives

12 credits at the 2000- or 3000-level, or consult requirements for concentrations, below.

English Concentrations

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

Writing Concentrations

The Writing Program offers three concentrations through the English area: Creative Writing, Journalism, and Professional Writing.

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.

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.

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