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Undergraduate Programs

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Join our community of scholars, and find your voice.

By studying English literature at Clark, you’ll do more than just gain knowledge of important authors and their work. You will also develop a sense of literary history, sensitivity to cultural values, and proficiency in diverse critical methods. The tools and experience you gain as an English major or minor will prepare you for a wide variety of career paths.

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Major or Minor in English

As an English major or minor, you’ll gain knowledge about literary and cultural history and develop skills that allow you to read more closely, critically, and thoughtfully.

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Major in Creative Writing

As a creative writing major, you’ll take courses taught by published writers and bring your own stories to life.

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Study Abroad

Explore Clark’s Study Abroad and Away Program, including the English Department’s partner programs at the University of East Anglia and Advanced Studies in English in Bath, England; a May Term Program in Luxembourg; and the London Internship Program.

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Undergraduate Research and Creative Work

You’ll have the opportunity to pursue research by writing an honors thesis and presenting your work at Clark’s annual undergraduate research events. Or produce creative work and enter one of our four annual writing contests.

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Department of English

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