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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.

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From studying abroad to writing for the literary magazine, you will discover a variety of opportunities as an English major.

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

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