The skills students gain through English studies serve as a strong basis for advanced study in other disciplines.
Employers know that English Majors bring with them a variety of marketable skills: the ability to think for themselves, to analyze carefully, and to take initiative.
English graduates possess skills in written and spoken communication. Business employers rank language ability above managerial and organizational ability.
English studies help students with university work, including textual analysis, research, logic, critical thinking, and persuasion.
English provides a solid foundation for advanced study in other disciplines and increases chances of success - no matter what the field of study.
English studies stimulates the imagination and provides an opportunity to think about social and cultural issues. Moreover, English teaches independent thinking, a vital component of personal growth.