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Small group discussion, reading a book by a fire, and students studying old gravestones

Because of its scope and flexibility, the English program can prepare its majors for a variety of careers. In the past, students have pursued careers in journalism, business, library science, education, and technical writing. English is also excellent preparation for law school.

Others among our alumni are distinguished members of the business and legal communities, or in elementary, secondary, and higher education careers. Recent graduates have undertaken advanced study at Pembroke College and St. Hilda's at Oxford University. Others have studied at American institutions such as Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Emory University, the University of Maryland, Fordham University, the University of New Hampshire, and the University of Delaware.

Visit the following to learn more about the English department curriculum: 

Majors, minors, and interdisciplinary majors should use the course template (Word doc) to keep track of their courses and to ensure they're fulfilling program requirements.