English - NYC

Welcome to the English Department on Pace University’s New York City campus.

Whether your interest lies in journalism, creative writing, literature, teaching, publishing, law, or film, you will be guided by our outstanding faculty who are authors, editors, and world-renowned scholars with diverse research interests and expertise.

You will have the opportunity to learn from prominent poets and authors who visit campus, publish your own work in Aphros, our undergraduate literary magazine, and gain hands-on journalism experience working on The Pace Press, our undergraduate student newspaper. Our department also offers a mentoring program, internship opportunities, and an annual writing contest. Whether you are an English major or take our English courses as part of the Core Curriculum, you will develop skills that are very much in demand in today’s competitive job market: top-notch writing, insightful critical analysis, and clear, organized thinking.

We offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with three concentrations: Literature, Writing and Literature, and Literature and Culture. Students in the Writing and Literature concentration may apply for the combined Bachelor of Arts in English/Master of Science in Publishing program, which enables you to complete both degrees in five years. The department also offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Screen Studies, and minors in English, Creative Writing and Journalism.

Did you know that Pace has two strategic campus locations? Find out more about English degree programs offered on our Westchester campus.

Erica Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair, English - NYC
(212) 346-1657