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Professor Ho's English class 

English

Through the close reading of literature and film as well as the mentorship of professors, an English major enables students to expand their imaginations, perfect their writing, comprehend the cultures in which they live, and see deeply into their own hearts and into the hearts of others.

Creative Writing at Ursinus

Creative Writing Professors read from their work

 

ALumni Updates

SUMMER INTERNSHIP LEADS TO FULL TIME JOB AFTER GRADUATION!

Jen Davis, '14
Until the day that I found this internship position on UC CareerNet, I had never before considered becoming involved in marketing. But, during my interview, I was told that Humanus was hiring with a preference for English and Communications majors in its desire for an intern that could write well.  Interning with Humanus is one of the best professional experiences that I've had, and I am elated to have been offered (and to have accepted!) a full-time position as the Marketing & Research Coordinator at Humanus after my graduation in the Spring.

2013 Graduate Teaching in Boulder, CO

Jessica Neuman, '13, contemplates life after Ursinus along with a stunning view of the Grand Canyon.  Jess spent July in Arizona training for her Teach for America position.  She currently teaches 6th grade in Boulder, Colorado, and says Ursinus and the English major prepared her well for the many challenges she faces everyday.   

WHY ENGLISH MAJORS ARE THE HOT NEW HIRES

After years of emphasis being put on math and engineering degrees, here's why English majors may be in high demand.  

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CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP

J.D. Salinger went to Ursinus, and in the spirit of disaffected rebel geniuses everywhere, Ursinus offers one of the nation's most generous and prestigious scholarships in Creative Writing.

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Creative Writing
on Campus

A vibrant writing community is led by professional writers who offer a great variety of creative courses. In addition to regular workshops in poetry and fiction, Ursinus offers such intriguing endeavors as memoir writing, playwriting, screenwriting, travel writing, spoken word poetry, formal poetry, visual poetry and creative nonfiction. Majors from any discipline are eligible to complete the minor in creative writing.

MAJOR/MINOR
Major in:
English
Minor in:
English
Creative Writing