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Department of English: Why English?

We live in challenging economic times. As an English major, you may question the types of job opportunities that may be available by the time you graduate. You may be surprised to discover that you have many options! The English major positions you to adapt well to this ever-changing employment landscape by strengthening your writing, research, and critical thinking skills. In addition, studying great works in literature will expand your understanding of human nature and your appreciation of the power of language. We encourage you to explore the following career aide provided by Career Development. This office can offer you helpful information and invaluable services as you prepare for life after college.


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