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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.

 

English Program

Career Paths

Editing

Education

Technical Communication

Publishing

Education

Advertising

Public Relations

Business

Law

Job Titles

Advertising Copywriter

Biographer

Book Critique

Columnist/Commentator

Communications Manager

Copywriter

Creative Writer

Editorial Assistant

Editor - Film/Magazine/Newspaper/Video

Entertainment Agent

Literary Agent

Manuscript Reader

Marketing Specialist

Novelist

Playwright

Poet

Program Specialist

Publisher

Reporter

Scriptwriter/Producer

Special Events Coordinator

Talent Agent

Teacher

Technical Writer

Translator

Employers/Work Settings

Advertisement Agencies

Bookstores

Broadcast Media

College/Universities

Corporations

Drug/Medical Companies

Government Agencies

Hospitals

Insurance Companies

International Companies

Internet Companies

Libraries

Magazines

Market Research Firms

Museums

Musical Publishers

Newspaper Companies

Production Companies

Public Relations Firms

Public Schools

Publishing Firms

Sports Organizations

Trade Associations

University Presses

Professional Associations

Job Search Information

Graduate Schools

Applying To Graduate and Professional Schools

Link To UNF Academic Program

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in English.