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English Program Career Facts

Those who choose to study English as their primary focus may become creative or technical writers, work in advertising, journalism, or teaching or work for magazines, Internet publications, or textbook publishers.

The study of English, however, is essential for any career. We all need to be able to communicate, both verbally and in written form. We are often judged as to our intelligence and level of competence by how well we use language.

In addition, by learning, through the study of literature, how others think and communicate their experiences, we expand our own understanding of the world and the people in it. Through the study of literature and our own reaction to it, we come to understand ourselves and our place in the world on a deeper level.

For the truly well-educated and well-rounded person, the study of the liberal arts, including English, should be an integral part of the educational experience.


English Program

English Department
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 201
Phone: (517) 483-1040
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