What Can You Do With A Major In English?
English is the study of ideas, cultures, morals, and concepts throughout time. It provides the knowledge and appreciation of literature, along with the education and skills that can be applied to most careers. The study of English provides a high level of education on general information and helps to develop vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and oral and written communication skills. This education offers a wide range of opportunities for a career and the ability to bring many valuable skills into the workplace.
British Literary Studies
Some Related Career Titles
(To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library).
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Summer 2011 Salary Survey, beginning salaries for graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English starts at about $39,611. For more information on salaries click here
Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.American Association of Community Theatre American Society of Magazine EditorsAssociation of American PublishersInternational Association of University Professors of EnglishWriters Guild of America
National Organizations or Databases http://www.academia-research.com/http://www.bookjobs.com/http://www.editorjobs.com/http://www.mediabistro.com/http://publishingjobs.org/http://www.writejobs.com/
Local Programs - Master of Arts in English and other related programsUniversity of North Florida Florida Gulf Coast UniversityFlorida International UniversityFlorida State UniversityUniversity of Central FloridaUniversity of FloridaUniversity of MiamiUniversity of South FloridaUniversity of West FloridaOther resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in English.
General English: Social; Artistic; Investigative (SAI)Drama Concentration: Artistic; Social; Enterprising (ASE)
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