Discover your passion
Find new horizons
Our majors go on to have successful careers. With a degree in English or Creative Writing, you can do nearly anything. Advisors and career planning specialists can help you discover ways to match the skills you gain with available internships, volunteer opportunities, and leadership roles, giving you the chance to gain real-world experience and build professional networks. To learn more about professional development opportunities and career outcomes for our majors, visit LAS Career Services.
Build your creative community
If writing feels as necessary as breathing, this major is for you. Our students read and write well, and they are also skilled oral communicators. They thrive when surrounded by diverse styles, aesthetics, and world views.
- The whaling industry helped drive industrialization in the 19th century, with whale oil used to light lamps and lubricate machinery. Even after petroleum replaced whale oil as an energy source in the U.S., whaling continued to be part of our cultural imagination and helped develop the idea of an...