What You’ll Learn
Our English degree will provide you with a solid foundation in English with an emphasis on writing, reading, and analyzing texts. Through a diverse selection of coursework, you will be qualified to work in a wide-range of career fields. Most of the universal analytical English skills and techniques that employers look for in potential candidates are covered by our program.
Most importantly, you will become competent in all forms of communication – reading, writing, and verbal communication.
During this program you will learn the universal skills (e.g. written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving) that all employers look for. Most recently, graduates from the Columbia College English program exhibit success in diverse fields, including:
- Careers in higher education administration
- Academic book publishing
- Civil service
- College teaching
The Columbia College Difference
Columbia College graduates of the English program have gone on to establish successful careers in a number of industries. It is through our diverse selection of courses and exemplary educators that we are able to provide a supportive platform for our students to learn and excel beyond their college career.
Additional Course Options
In order to obtain a minor in English, you'll need to complete twenty (20) s.h. of English courses.
In order to obtain a minor in Writing, you'll need to complete twenty (20) s.h. in a diversity of Writing and Public Relations courses.
- Creative Writing
In order to obtain a minor in Creative Writing, you'll need to complete twenty (14) s.h. of specific writing courses as well as six (6) s.h. of independent study to produce a book-length portfolio.