Being an English major teaches you to think critically, to read analytically, and to express yourself persuasively in writing and speech—skills essential to a number of careers. All employers look for the ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
English majors go on to work in law, publishing, digital technologies and commerce, screenwriting, business, education, politics, arts, and medicine.
87% of SDSU English majors say that they have learned to read more perceptively and think more sharply, skills that apply to decision making and problem solving in the real world.
Read more about why you should major in English here:
35 careers your English major prepares you to pursue—including jobs in digital content development and commerce.
Need more career ideas? Check out 10 careers English majors can take on after graduation.
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