English

English

Do you know that majors including English have higher acceptance rates to medical school than social science or natural science majors? With a curriculum steeped in literal and literary interpretations, your degree can open up opportunities to pursue a wide variety of careers from law to publishing and education to national security.

About Our Program

Our English program gives you an educational foundation for building a successful career or continuing your education through graduate studies. You will learn critical thinking skills, as well as the oral and written communications skills that are in high demand for professionals in a wide variety of industries. English majors are found in business, politics, media, entertainment, education, law and more. The Literature & Languages department at Heritage provides much of the liberal arts core required courses, including: English, communications, history, philosophy, religion, music and dance. You will learn about world, gender and cultural views, and values and experiences that build a foundation upon which you will cultivate your own creative identity This focus on multi-culturalism is woven throughout the coursework in all areas of study.

What Could You Do?

Journalist
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Global Opportunities)
Community and Public Relations Specialist
Editor/Copywriter
Nonprofit Director
Secondary Education
Community College English Instructor (master’s level)
Librarian
Researcher
Grant Writer
Professional Fundraiser
Education ConsultantDegree Offerings
English Instructor

Degree Offerings

Literature & Languages Department

Bachelor of Arts, B.A.
English
English/Language Arts (5-12 Credential)

Associate of Arts, A.A.
Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Master of Arts
Multicultural English Literature & Language (program also available online)

Non-Degree
English Minor

Program Faculty

loren schmit

Loren Schmidt

Chair, Department of Literature & Languages