Bachelor of Arts Degree in English
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At College of Saint Mary, your bachelor’s degree in English will open doors you never even imagined. With this degree, you can do just about anything because communication is vital in every field. Employers, graduate schools and professional schools often seek out College of Saint Mary graduates because they are well-rounded, versatile, and prepared to be community leaders. With a focus on one-on-one, active learning, all courses are taught by faculty members rather than teaching assistants.
As an English major, your career choices are endless. Some examples include working as a social services research assistant with a median salary of $37,140 and a projected job growth of 15-21 percent by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The need for technical writers will also increase by 15-21 percent by 2022 with a median salary of $65,500. The median salary for a public relations specialist is $54,170 with a projected growth of 8-14 percent. These are just a few examples of careers an English major can pursue.
Saint Mary's Review
The English department publishes the Saint Mary’s Review, College of Saint Mary’s literary journal, every spring. The Saint Mary’s Review features a collection of short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction, and artwork from CSM students, staff, faculty, and alumnae. Beginning in 2019-20, it also includes the winning one-act script from the New Works Initiative. It is edited by students under the advisement of the director of the English program. The Saint Mary’s Review showcases the wonderful and diverse literary and artistic talent present within the CSM community and is a significant contribution to the college. Submissions are open to anyone in the CSM community, and students may be part of the editorial staff by taking the literary editing course offered every fall semester.
Saint Mary's Review 2019-2020
Featuring a collection of short stories, poetry, creative non-fiction, and artwork from CSM students, staff, faculty and alumnae.