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With a bachelor’s degree in English, students will gain knowledge of American, British, and world literature as they develop proficiency in written communication. It is an excellent choice for students who enjoy literature and want to develop the essential skills of reading, independent critical thinking, and polished writing and analysis.

Students may choose concentrations in either Literature or Creative Writing, and they may opt for either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree in either concentration. The BA degrees provide excellent preparation for students who are planning to pursue graduate study. The BS degrees do not include the modern language requirement, thereby permitting students more freedom to explore other areas of study. Literature courses require extensive writing and critical analysis of texts, as well as giving students a culturally rich and historically aware perspective. Creative writing classes introduce students to the genres of writing available to them and prepare them for the competitive world of professional writing.

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Oct
12
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

UB Faculty Music Recital @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come enjoy a night of music featuring UB faculty members!

The evening performance will include the Dan Arcamone Trio.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Oct
13
Fri
Back Country Jazz Presents a Tribute to Thelonius Monk – Morning Event @ Mertens Theater
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Back Country Jazz Presents A Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Enjoy this daytime concert for Bridgeport Public Schools along with the UB community!

Back Country Jazz in partnership with University of Bridgeport presents Thelonious Monk’s Hundredth Birthday Celebration. Bennie Wallace has assembled a killer band to capture the spirit of Monk’s music: the off-beat melodies, humor, beauty, and unstoppable grooves and swing.

The performance will feature:

Bennie Wallace tenor sax, music director
Godwin Louis, alto sax
Donald Vega, piano,
Matt Dwonszyk, bass
Herlin Riley, drums
Jazzmeia Horn, vocals

Two events in one day! Attend at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about Back Country Jazz at www.backcountryjazz.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Back Country Jazz Presents a Tribute to Thelonius Monk – Afternoon Event @ Mertens Theater
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Back Country Jazz Presents A Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Enjoy this daytime concert for Bridgeport Public Schools along with the UB community!

Back Country Jazz in partnership with University of Bridgeport presents Thelonious Monk’s Hundredth Birthday Celebration. Bennie Wallace has assembled a killer band to capture the spirit of Monk’s music: the off-beat melodies, humor, beauty, and unstoppable grooves and swing.

The performance will feature:

Bennie Wallace tenor sax, music director
Godwin Louis, alto sax
Donald Vega, piano,
Matt Dwonszyk, bass
Herlin Riley, drums
Jazzmeia Horn, vocals

Two events in one day! Attend at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about Back Country Jazz at www.backcountryjazz.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Oct
29
Sun
16th Annual Pipescreams Concert @ First Church Congregational
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for the 16th Annual Pipescreams event, featuring University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University choirs, and the Greater Bridgeport Chapter, American Guild of Organists (AGO).

Admission:  $15 for adults, $9 for children 12-17, and free for children under 12.

For more information, visit greaterbridgeportago.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

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