Tag: academics

5 Things You Can Do With an English Degree

“A lot of people put English majors into a box,” says La Sierra University professor Melissa Brotton. “They think the only jobs you can get with an English degree are to become a writer or to become a teacher. They don’t think about all the other potential jobs for English majors that require outstanding communication skills.” According to a survey cited earlier this year in U.S. News & World Report, the actual choice of careers for people with an English degree is extremely broad.

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3 comm classes every student should take

Communication skills are listed as the number one skill looked for in potential employees. By honing your communication skills while in university, you will have an advantage during future job interviews. There are a wide variety of communication courses offered, but there are definitely those which would be more beneficial to non-communication majors.

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Is a liberal arts education right for me?

When searching for your dream school, you may have come across the term “liberal arts education.” It does not mean that you are going to be studying art, but it does mean that you are going to be studying more than just your major requirements. This may sound like more work, but the benefits outweigh the amount of work you put in.

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Inside the Classroom: “Justice Literature”

With an emphasis on diversity, survival, betrayal, and justice, comics have become a space where popular culture can intersect with modern criminology. As a post-9/11 United States deals with issues such as xenophobia, economic distress, anxiety about the role of Americans on a global scale, police corruption, and war, the fictional heroes of universes created by companies like Marvel and DC must also face similar problems.

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