Your Path to Success

Major Declaration

The College sets aside two weeks in the spring, the "Major Declaration Period," during which sophomores declare their majors. At that time, faculty meet with students to declare the major.

Steps to becoming an English Major

Independent Study & Departmental Honors

 Students considering independent study and departmental honors should first consult the college catalog, sections "On Independent Studies" and "On Honors."

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Applying to Graduate School

If you are keenly interested in literature, have high grades, and wish to study it further in a deeper manner, you should consider going to graduate school in English. You will learn more than you imagined you could, it will often be intellectually thrilling, and it will provide you with some of the best times and most intense friendships of your...

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Launching Your Career With Your English Degree 

Story 11/6/2017

F&M students travel to NYC to learn about career...

 On Friday, October 13, the Writers House and English Department co-sponsored a career exploration trip to NYC attended by 19 students.  

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Story 6/14/2018

Editor from HarperCollins meets with F&M students

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Stephanie Stein, an editor at HarperCollins, spoke to a room full of students at Ware College House about writing and careers in publishing. 

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What Can You Do with an English Degree?

Success Beyond F&M

Resources for Creative Writing & Literature majors 

OSPGD Resources