Missouri University of Science and Technology
We can learn massive amounts of facts, figures, and theories, but the true mark of an educated person in any field is the ability to be an innovative communicator.
This degree program is the study of both the written and spoken English language. You can become a researcher, a magazine editor, a teacher, or a linguist. English majors work in public relations, professional writing and editing, publishing, or sometimes even become the next Stephen King.
Where do English majors work?
A degree in English will give you the skills to work in a number of environments. You can write market analysis reports for consulting firms, develop advertising promotions, become a columnist for the New York Times, or develop training programs for new employees.
S&T English grads enjoy strong placement at graduation - both in jobs and in graduate and professional schools.
Campus welcomes many guest speakers, lecturers, and accomplished writers each year.
S&T's Writing Center assists all students with writing papers for classes – and many English students have on-campus jobs there. This experience carries into teaching and allows English majors to learn the language of the technical community, which opens doors for careers.
Many English students write for campus publications, such as Southwinds (a literary magazine) and The Missouri Miner (the student newspaper).