English, BACHELOR OF ARTS

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Biscayne Bay Campus, Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

Students in English explore the vast array of literatures produced across the world and across the centuries. Through reading, discussing, and writing about significant texts, students enhance their abilities to understand and analyze fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfictional prose; at the same time, they gain insights into individual lives and cultures that enrich their own experiences. Literature majors enjoy the camaraderie generated by shared interests and heated debates. Their education provides ways of looking at the world as well as a body of knowledge on which to draw. Majoring in English prepares students for graduate work in English and for admission to law school; in addition, students can enter a careers where good writing and excellent critical thinking skills are required.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages & Employment Trends for Secondary School Teachers, except Special and Vocational Education:

Florida Median income$47,320
Florida rate of growth +12%
National Median wages $56,310
National Projected growth +6%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-2031.00

Contact Information

English
MMC: DM 453 | 305-348-2048
BBC: ACI 335 I 305-919-5857
english.fiu.edu