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Being an English major teaches you to think critically, to read analytically, and to express yourself persuasively in writing and speech—skills essential to a number of careers. All employers look for the ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
English majors go on to work in law, publishing, digital technologies and commerce, screenwriting, business, education, politics, arts, and medicine.
87% of SDSU English majors say that they have learned to read more perceptively and think more sharply, skills that apply to decision making and problem solving in the real world.
Read more about why you should major in English here:
35 careers your English major prepares you to pursue—including jobs in digital content development and commerce.
A new partnership between the San Diego State University Department of English and Comparative Literature and the Cygnet Theatre began last semester. The partnership exposes students in the English and comparative literature program to alternative career opportunities available in the theatre realm and allows them to acquire teaching experience through paid internships. Learn more about this partnership.
Community Poetry Lab: This month, SDSU students and faculty brought poetry workshops to San Diego's Sudanese-American Youth Center. Says Center Director Mbali Cohen, "What you accomplished was nothing short of miraculous. You helped our youth find and use their own voice--that's especially important with refugee children." Learn more about our MFA in creative writing.
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