Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Art (BA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Program Highlights

  • Gain real-world experience in professional writing with local businesses, non-profits, and a wide variety of publishers through our internship program.
  • Learn from accomplished faculty including Fullbright and National Endowment for the Humanities recipients, Mellon Fellows, and Distinguished and Trustee Professors.
  • Research and write about the study of literature, as well as non-literary works such as film, television, fashion, and ritual.
  • Study abroad for either a semester or full year and explore literature worldwide.
  • Immerse yourself in impactful events including our faculty lecture series, the Stonecoast Creative Writing Conference, the annual O’Brien Poetry Event, and Celebrate Writers.
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Program requirements

Build a strong academic foundation through the fundamentals of literary research and analysis. You’ll explore a range of literary traditions while sharpening your critical writing skills. You’ll also build a body of original research through your senior capstone.

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