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English Minor

Preparing You for Employment in a Wide Variety of Fields
  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

  • 32nd

    UNCW Ranked 32nd Best Public College Value by Kiplinger’s

Our alumni are employed as:

Prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. (Source)

Inform the local, national, and international public about events or news. (Source)

Teach students and contribute to their learning development. (Source)

Plan, revise, and coordinate material for publication in newspapers, magazines, books, or websites. (Source)

Advise and represent clients in courts, before government agencies, and in private legal matters. (Source)

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Learn To

Gain a broad foundation in critical and creative thinking

Develop oral communication, technical writing and editing skills

Understand and perform literary analysis

Thanks to the applied learning experience in the English department, I have garnered a deep and foundational academic base of knowledge but have also obtained practical professional experience within the digital field.
Samantha Santana ‘17
English Minor Overview