What Can I Do With A Major In English

A bachelor’s degree in English is sufficient for many entry level positions in many different career fields in both the profit and non-profit sector. A major in English is also good preparation for continued graduate or professional training in areas such as English, law, political science/government, public administration, communications, and religious studies (i.e., seminary).

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Kindergarten Teacher Teacher
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