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Digital communications is a rapidly evolving world, especially as generative AI enters into every conversation. In our Communication and Media concentration of the English major, savvy instructors will help you navigate your education in digital spaces, social media, journalism, public relations, and marketing, as well as a more traditional dive into literary exemplars both contemporary and classic. Learn how to harness the power of words and images to captivate audiences and convey impactful messages that retain your unique human voice in the latest technical landscape. Join our vibrant community of aspiring storytellers, communicators, and change-makers in the English major with a concentration in Communication and Media.

Internship opportunities are often available as students progress through their degree, offering experience and understanding of potential media career fields. Upon completing this program, you’ll find yourself on the threshold of numerous career options. Content creation, User Experience (UX), even storytelling for games, comics, and shows, all represent careers that your degree can prepare you for. The possibilities are multiplying as quickly as the technology is!



Program Level

  • Undergraduate Concentration

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

English Program Outcomes

The demand for skilled communicators, critical thinkers, collaborators, creators, and adaptable professionals is soaring across industries, making an English degree an invaluable asset in the competitive job market. With an ever-expanding digital landscape, the need for talented individuals who can write, analyze, collaborate, and communicate with a human touch has never been greater.

The versatility you gain with a Bachelors of Arts in English allows you access to a variety of career fields, including marketing, User Experience (UX), copywriter, advertising, public relations, and publishing. Jobs in legal and management fields continue to call for candidates who are strong in all the areas our English major curriculum helps develop. Employers are increasingly seeking individuals with exceptional communication skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of the written word—distinctly human skills that our program cultivates.

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Careers in English

The study of English within the unique, career-driven context of the College prepares students for jobs valuing critical thinking, cultural knowledge, creativity, collaborative spirit, and finely honed communication skills.

Our English major graduates have gone on to successful careers in education, law, publishing, journalism, public policy, and even nursing, with many completing graduate and law degrees along their way.

Check in with Career Services for more information!


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