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English majors study and examine the deepest roots of language and note its features, characteristics, and changes throughout time. Students study the context and content of written and oral works such as pieces of prose and poetry, commentaries and speeches, and plays and films, and are able to discover truths and commonalities within those time eras. They are able to organize thoughts and ideas and present them in a clear and effective way. Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are also able to learn under award-winning faculty members who mentor, offer insight, and encourage scholarship and creativity. An English major is for those who enjoy literature, writing, and learning under professionals every day.

Career Opportunities with this degree

  • Technical Writer
  • Producer
  • Copy Writer
  • Poet, Lyricist, and Creative Writer
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Reporter and Correspondent
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Editor
  • Court Reporter
Ashley Shaffer

“Everyone at UNK is very open and friendly, which helps create an environment in which you feel comfortable being yourself. It also makes it easy to quickly find a close group of friends.”

Ashley Shaffer