Develop clear, convincing communication — skills that matter in all careers. In your English courses, you’ll critically engage with writing and online content through a social justice lens.
In your English courses, you'll critically engage with writing—poems, novels, films— through a social justice lens.
English majors become writers, editors, researchers, librarians, lawyers, paralegals, teachers and marketers.
Build close working relationships with your professors and classmates. You’ll meet with faculty for regular advising sessions on career planning and professional development.
At Roosevelt, you can meet alumni at our annual jobs panel or get involved with the Oyez Review, our literary magazine. Roosevelt is home to a chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honors society.
You can also work in the Writing Center to gain professional experience. Or venture beyond campus to experiential learning opportunities at The Newberry Library or one of our other many downtown partners.
Earn a bachelor’s and master’s in five years with Roosevelt’s accelerated programs. Interested in teaching? Add a master’s in secondary education to your undergraduate degree.
Courtney Clark, BA ’15
Creative Project Manager, Epsilon