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College Of Arts And Sciences
English
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Why Study English?

The experiences and skills of our majors are highly valued in today’s job market. In fact, English majors are in high demand among employers because of their communication, writing, research and critical thinking skills. In small classes, you'll have the opportunity to interact closely with faculty who are active scholars, writers and also invested in your success. You'll also have flexibility to choose courses ranging from ancient epic to contemporary global literature, gender studies, and the relationship between literature and science.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Arts
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Philosophy

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • African-American Literature & Music
  • Rebels and Tyrants
  • Feminism: Literature & Cultural Contexts
  • World Mythology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Underwriter
  • Reference Librarian
  • Technical Writer
  • Senior Event Manager

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Nationwide
  • Lindenhurst Memorial Library
  • Ranstad Technologies
  • Shoptalk

Interested in this Major?

Department of English

Chair: Celia Marshik

Office: Humanities 2096

Phone: (631) 632-7400

College Of Arts And Sciences
English
Back to all Programs

Why Study English?

The experiences and skills of our majors are highly valued in today’s job market. In fact, English majors are in high demand among employers because of their communication, writing, research and critical thinking skills. In small classes, you'll have the opportunity to interact closely with faculty who are active scholars, writers and also invested in your success. You'll also have flexibility to choose courses ranging from ancient epic to contemporary global literature, gender studies, and the relationship between literature and science.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Arts
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Philosophy

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • African-American Literature & Music
  • Rebels and Tyrants
  • Feminism: Literature & Cultural Contexts
  • World Mythology

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Underwriter
  • Reference Librarian
  • Technical Writer
  • Senior Event Manager

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Nationwide
  • Lindenhurst Memorial Library
  • Ranstad Technologies
  • Shoptalk

Interested in this Major?

Department of English

Chair: Celia Marshik

Office: Humanities 2096

Phone: (631) 632-7400

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