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Welcome to the undergraduate English major at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences!

Faculty members in our program stand ready to help you broaden your horizons and develop skills to prepare for a 21st Century career. Our English program offers an array of courses to hone reading and interpretive skills as well as improve your analytical and creative writing. Classes introduce you to works and authors new to you and provide additional insights about readings you already know. To supplement coursework, you have opportunities to meet well-known authors and participate in book discussions. You can also contribute short stories, poetry, or artwork for publication in Digressions, our undergraduate literary magazine.

Explore the world of opportunities awaiting you as an English major at NSU.


Christine Jackson, Ph.D.
Department of Literature and Modern Languages
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Why Choose This Major?

  • English majors immerse in different times and worlds by experiencing literature, film, and popular culture from America, Britain, and across the globe.
  • Students stretch their imaginations and challenge their minds to become more responsive and more critical.
  • Majors become active, sophisticated, and resourceful readers, regardless of eventual career goals.
  • The successful English graduate can confidently pursue graduate school or seek certification to become a secondary school teacher, a process supported by NSU's master's and doctoral degree programs in education and Broward County's alternative certification program.

Click here to learn about career opportunities for graduates of this program.

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