Newbury Announces New English Major

Newbury has announced a new Bachelor of Arts degree in English, set to start in the Fall 2018 semester.

Newbury Announces New English Major

Jan. 22, 2018 – Newbury has announced a new Bachelor of Arts degree in English, set to start in the Fall 2018 semester. This program will fall under the School of Arts & Sciences and offer a diverse and engaging education to prepare students for a variety of professional careers and graduate programs.

The English program will teach students versatile skills valued by employers in a wide-range of fields. Graduates of the program will be able to think and read critically, communicate effectively both in writing and speech, and research and analyze complex ideas successfully. There is increased demand in the 21st century workforce for employees who are articulate speakers, writers and researchers. These skills will prepare students to be professionally competent in fields such as, teaching, communications, media, public service, law, entertainment, business, advertising, marketing and more.

At Newbury, this program will place particular emphasis on literature, culture and diversity, providing students with a rich understanding of historical and cultural contexts within the field. Classes in the program complement Newbury’s mission, encouraging students to become ethically aware, socially responsible and globally-minded citizens.

Students will have the opportunity to take a combination of literature, writing, research, history, and sociology classes. Professors in the English department at Newbury have a wide-range of specialties, allowing the English program to provide a comprehensive and diverse curriculum.

Students interested in the English major should contact Associate Professor of English, Dr. Aaron Tillman [617-738-2415 or] or Newbury’s admissions office.




About Newbury: Newbury College is a private, independent college located just minutes from Boston in the Fisher Hill neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. Founded in 1962, Newbury College offers bachelor and associate degree programs in over 20 career-focused majors. Committed to personalized and experience-based teaching, Newbury inspires students to become independent thinkers, valuable collaborators, and global-minded citizens. 

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