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Confused about how the study of English relates to the real world? Good news! Studying English prepares you for a wide variety of careers. Currently employed alumni of the English program have become respected professionals in their fields. Their job titles include:
Studying English can prepare you for many options that don’t immediately come to mind when you tell your family you’re
studying literature at college. For instance, according to the Modern Language Association, English is a recommended Pre-Medical
major because clear communication skills are necessary when lives are at stake. English majors across the nation also find
The skills you will develop as an English major help you analyze the facts and come up with innovative solutions. A talent for using language, writing and communicating with others, will prepare you for a whole world of careers.
For more information about careers for English majors, visit the Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center’s site or contact our department to speak with a faculty advisor. The world is at your fingertips. Are you ready?
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