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Undergraduate Program

  • Program of Study

    The department offers a full and varied curriculum in literary history, critical theory, dramatic literature, theatre history, and literary culture. Its courses enable students to immerse themselves in literary works that reflect the values and aspirations of our diverse cultural traditions. Read More

  • Major in English

    Becoming an English Major NYU offers a degree in both English and American Literature and Dramatic Literature. The english major offers course in literary theory, history... Read More

  • Minor in English

    Beginning fall 2014, this is a five-course (20-point) minor. The requirements are Literary Interpretation (ENGL-UA 200) and one of the following... Read More

  • After the English Major

    The Wasserman Center reports that 95% of English majors in the class of 2014 found employment in a variety of fields. Recent graduates have found jobs as: a staff writer as City of New York, Mayor’s Office; publicity assistant at Macmillan Publishing; social media editor at New York Immigration Service; digital marketing associate at Oxford University Press; teacher at Teach for America, and many more positions. Read More