Majors  >  English

English majors at USAO spend their time studying the craft of literature and the process of writing. Your courses will focus on American literature,  British literature, and the various modes of writing. You’ll also select from courses in world literature, linguistics, grammar, and critical theories. English majors are excellent critical thinkers; they thrive in the IDS core courses because they are adept at considering ideas through the lenses of storytelling and writing. USAO English graduates pursue opportunities in teaching, graduate school, creative writing, and business and technical writing.

Career Possibilities

Business Writer, Copyeditor, Creative Writer, Educator, Journalist, Lawyer, Publisher, and Technical Writer