Department of English
English Major and Minor
The ability to articulate complex ideas is essential to any career
The study of literature and the practice of writing will hone your critical thinking and communication skills—skills that will provide you with great flexibility when choosing a profession. Reading narratives that have shaped humanity and learning about the political and social contexts that influenced them will provide you with tools to forge your own ideas and values.
Opportunities & experiences
There are many ways you can enhance your education outside the classroom, including a few listed here.
An English major is easy to add and beneficial to those who need communication skills. It provides a great way to impress future employers in business, theatre, world communications and many fields. See career opportunities for English majors/minors.