The Emory & Henry English Department invites you to become part of our community of readers and writers, preparing to enter the professional world as teachers, publishers, librarians, lawyers, technical writers, authors, technical writers, and entrepreneurs.
English students will graduate from Emory & Henry with strong writing skills, experience in analyzing texts, and a solid foundation in English and American literature. With these skills, you’ll be ready for graduate school, the classroom as a teacher yourself, or the work place.
The English Department offers various tracks designed to prepare you for a range of careers. Learn more about the types of classes that you will take as an English student by visiting the department’s Degrees & Requirements webpage.
ENGLISH MAJOR & CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES:
To discover applicable job titles, job and internship links, and industry information, visit “What Can I Do With A Major In…” maintained by the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
To explore specific occupations, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides everything from quick facts to detailed career path insights including educational requirements and salary ranges.
E&H ENGLISH MAJORS AFTER GRADUATION:Check-out what some our E&H English Alumni are up to these days!
In the past five years, Emory & Henry English majors have created a graphic novel blending Maus and The Iliad; completed independent studies in Irish theatre, Shakespeare’s romances, and Oscar Wilde; attended the University of Iowa’s summer writers’ workshop; published the poetry collection Inside the Dark Room (2015); and studied abroad in Nottingham, Exeter, Dublin, Stirling, and Londonderry. And more!
Optional internships provide professional development and hands-on experience. Visit the E&H Internship Program webpage to access detailed information about how to pursue an internship for academic credit.