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B.A. in English, Language

The English – Language major at Colorado State University is for students who wish to focus on linguistics and teaching English as a second or foreign language, as well as literature, writing, and education.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $31,712 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

The English – Language major at Colorado State University is designed for students interested in all aspects of language and linguistics. It offers students the ability to study key theories in linguistics and second-language learning, functional aspects of language production and reception, and the impact of social and cultural contexts on language production and reception.

Potential Occupations

A major in English prepares students for business, government, or education careers that require broadly educated people who can think critically, communicate effectively, analyze texts, and write well. Many employers appreciate liberal arts majors for their multiple skills and their ability to adapt to a variety of tasks and work environments.

Depending on a student’s interests, the electives taken, or the concentration selected, available career choices include, but are not limited to: copy editor; project editor; manuscript reader or story analyst; sales representative; publicity and promotion specialist; advertising coordinator; production specialist; assistant book publicist; contracts and permission specialist; agency or arts administrator; human resource manager etc.

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Courses Included

  • Public Speaking
  • British Literature–Medieval Period to 1800
  • British Literature–After 1800
  • Black Cinema and Media
  • History of Political Thought
  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Shakespeare

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