English and Philosophy students gain real-world experience in Drexel’s Co-op program, the Drexel Publishing Group, Community-Based Learning courses and more.
Drexel University’s Department of English and Philosophy offers undergraduate degrees in English and Philosophy, a Master of Arts in Publishing, an accelerated BA/MA in English and Publishing, as well as a variety of minors and certificate programs.
The Drexel Co-Op
Through Drexel's renowned cooperative education program, students embark on up to three, six-month periods of full-time employment, exploring their career options, strengthening their résumés and building a professional network in the process.
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From writing the life journal of a hospice patient, to exploring war stories alongside veterans, our unique Community-Based Learning courses allow students to gain a deeper appreciation for course material as they learn alongside our community.
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Drexel Publishing Group
Students interested in writing, editing and publishing can build their skills in those areas in the Drexel Publishing Group, which oversees three distinct literary publications In the Drexel Publishing Group: 5027 Mac, The 33rd and Painted Bride Quarterly. Students can also work with Maya, Drexel’s student-run, undergraduate literary magazine.
Writing Festival & Philosophy Week
Students gain insider insight into the field in our annual Writing Festival and Philosophy Week, which feature discussions with experts like Anthony DeCurtis, contributing editor for Rolling Stone; Buzz Bissinger, author of “Friday Night Lights;” and Robert Audi and Douglas Anderson, renowned philosophers.
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