Why Study English?
Major/Minor | English | CAS
As an English major at UW-River Falls, you’ll have the opportunity to find your passion and hone your skills through diverse and versatile class offerings. We offer emphases in literature, creative writing or professional writing.
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Skills and Learning Outcomes
- Become an insightful and critical thinker, reader, writer and lifelong learner with an awareness of historical, cultural and philosophical issues that affect society.
- Write and communicate effectively, read widely and think critically.
- Cultivate persuasion abilities, oral and written communication and collaboration skills.
- Develop and apply leadership skills that translate to all career fields.
Types of Courses
- Business Writing
- Composition Theory
- Cyberliteracy and Writing on the Web
- Literature for Adolescents
- Proposal Writing
- Structure of English
- Visual Rhetoric: Document Design and Graphics
- Writing Workshop in Prose and Poetry
The broad nature of an English degree prepares you for a wide variety of opportunities. Many students choose to attend graduate school for future careers in law, political science/government, public administration, psychology, counseling, banking, human resources or communications. Other graduates choose to enter the workforce following their undergraduate studies. With an English degree, you may find yourself in a variety of roles, including:
- Communications Specialist
- Copy Editor
- Freelance or Creative Writer
- Travel or Trade Writer
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