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English - BA

You can design a course of study for your own interests and career plans.

WHY STUDY ENGLISH?

Employers in nearly every segment of business are looking for people who can communicate effectively, understand cultural influences and are able to think critically. Our program will help you develop or hone those skills.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

In our program, you'll take courses in British, American and world literature. You also can get real-world experience by serving as an intern or studying abroad and walking the same streets as William Shakespeare, Albert Camus or James Joyce.

Composition help

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN ENGLISH?

With a degree in English, you'll be prepared for a wide range of careers in many fields, including business, politics, education and journalism. Or, you can take what you have learned and go to graduate school.

Job titles:

  • Advertiser
  • Archivist book editor
  • Community relations worker
  • Copy editor
  • Freelance writer
  • Information specialist
  • Literary agent
  • Medical secretary
  • Translator

Employers:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Publishing firms
  • Magazines
  • Corporate communications
  • Schools
  • Museums
  • Public relations firms
  • Trade publications
  • Travel and tourism agencies