Find your voice. Hone your craft. Write your mind.
Pfeiffer’s University’s undergraduate English degree program develops creative experts in the written word.
If you want to write for a living, work in marketing or publishing, or want to teach English to high school students, this is the degree program for you. Immerse yourself in literature, study genres, and learn the art of editing from our expert faculty members who prioritize mentorship with their students.
The Pfeiffer English program builds upon core liberal arts education courses with core, survey, and elective English courses. From curriculum covering English Colloquialisms to World Literature in Translation, English students develop reading, writing and critical thinking skills through the lens of canonical and non-canonical literature.
English students can develop their writing skills through real-world opportunities including:
- Faculty-led trips to academic conferences, plays, and poetry slams
- Serving on the staff of The Phoenix, Pfeiffer’s literary magazine
- Pursuing publication in academic journals
English students will be prepared for professional roles in fields such as:
- Public service
- Mass communications
- Public relations
For those interested in graduate-level studies, Pfeiffer’s English degree can help you prepare to apply for programs in:
- Business administration
- Fine arts