Why be an English Major?

Headline: English majors rejoice

Q: Why would you want to be an English Major?!

A: The 21st century job market rewards a flexible major that emphasizes writing, thinking, analyzing, and researching.

Bonus: It’s also a lot of fun!

We’ve all heard the jokes: “You want fries with that English degree?”

The truth is English majors are one of the hottest tickets on the changing job market. Liberal arts majors have important, marketable skills like reading and digesting challenging material, researching for answers, and writing persuasively to different audiences.

Our graduates go on to work in a wide array of fields:

The Arts
Public Service
Technical Writing
Entrepreneurial Development
Library Science
Social Media Management
Public Relations
Non-Profit Organizations


The English Major:
A 21st Century path to success!

In the Salaray Race Engineers Spring by English Majors Endure NYT 2 20 2019b

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