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Why Should You Consider an AA Degree in English?

The stereotype of English majors mainly becoming teachers has shifted dramatically. In the Information Age, English majors build competencies that apply to many new careers. The explosion of the Internet as a key medium to create, organize, present, and exchange information in most businesses has increased the need for English majors.

Choose From a Variety of Employment Possibilities

Top jobs for English majors in the 21st Century now include

  • Web Editors,
  • Content Managers,
  • Journalists,
  • Technical Writers,
  • Public Relations Specialists,
  • Lawyers,
  • Grant Writers,
  • Librarians,
  • Human Resources Directors,
  • and Social Media Managers.

Also, there is an ever increasing need for English language teachers at all levels, both in the classroom and online. You can manage language for a living!

Learn Why Writing is Important 

Participate in Related Activities

The English Program includes: writing groups, visiting writers series, and CNM's annual student arts and literary magazine Leonardo

Areas of Study in English

  • poetry
  • fiction
  • creative writing
  • non-fiction
  • memoir
  • flash fiction
  • prose poems