As an English major at Nashua Community College, you will read and analyze literature from diverse authors as well as hone your writing, speaking, and research skills. Through our creative writing and technical and professional writing courses, you will develop your own writing style while writing with precision and clarity. An English degree at NCC gives you the foundation to transfer directly into a Bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university.
Why Study English Here?
Most of your English classes at NCC will have fewer than 20 students. These small classes allow you to collaborate with others and comfortably participate in lively discussions. You will get to know your classmates through writing workshops, literature discussions, and oral presentations.
Earn your degree in a way that works for you, with or many flexible class modes, including online, in-person, or remote via Zoom.
Career tracks for an English major include education, writing, editing, reporting, law, publishing, and foreign service, among many other choices.
- General Studies
“We read literature to develop empathy. In our literature classes, students read and write about characters from different time-periods, socio-economic status, race, culture, and circumstance to deepen their understanding of society and to reveal what is universal in the human experience.”
–Professor Jennifer Tripp