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.
- English professors John Levi Barnard and John Gallagher have been named 2024 Conrad Humanities Scholars by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The two were honored with the appointment alongside Maryam Kashani (gender and women’s...
- Perusing a used bookstore was nothing out of the ordinary for David Obuchowski (BA, ’01, English) and his wife, Sarah Pedry, but the excursion was anything but typical the day that they found “Birds Asleep,” a 1989 scientific and comprehensive...
- Annah Freudenburg, Julie Price, and Hina Nazar have earned undergraduate teaching awards from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The three were among just 14 instructors and advisors selected by the College as recipients of the extremely competitive awards. “We are proud to have such an...