For Students

UK English emphasizes a liberal arts tradition that equips you with a broad set of skills and prepares you for success in a variety of careers.

Careers Fields for English Majors Skills Employers Want/Skills English Majors Bring
  • Analysis
  • Collaboration
  • Communication - verbal and written
  • Constructing Informed Arguments
  • Cultural Literacy
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Critical Reading
  • Editing
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Evaluating Evidence
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Interpretation
  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Problem-Solving
  • Proofreading
  • Storytelling
  • Research


About the Major 

  • 39 Credit Hours
  • Versatile - course offerings in Creative Writing, Literature, and Film
  • Flexible - easy to combine with another major or minor



For more information,
contact Professor Michelle Sizemore,
Director of Undergraduate Studies. 



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