English Department

Undergraduate Studies

English, B.A.
American Studies Minor
English Minor

What can I do with a major in English?

Your degree in English from Cleveland State University will serve you well when you graduate. Not only is English a solid foundation for professional programs such as law school, MBA programs, and master’s programs in Education, but English majors gain the skills that 93% of employers want in their job candidates: critical thinking, oral and written communication, and complex problem-solving skills 1.

When you major or minor in English at Cleveland State University, you will hone skills that employers consistently want in college graduates: critical thinking and analysis, written and oral communication, creative problem solving, and research proficiency. As an English major at Cleveland State, you will benefit from small classes taught by our outstanding faculty, who will guide you through our programs and degree tracks that include concentrations in Literature, Creative Writing, Honors, and Secondary Teaching.

For major and minor checklists, along with a list of our undergraduate courses, please see the links in the left menu.

1 www.aacu.org/nchems-report


Bachelor of Arts in English
Minor in English