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2019-2020 Catalog

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Career Information

Critical thinking. Creativity. Interpretation. Studying English prepares you for a diverse range of professional fields, including teaching, journalism, law, publishing, medicine, and the fine arts. These qualities, coupled with the skill to communicate clearly and effectively, will serve you well in a wide range of fields.

Job samples:

Salaries vary depending upon experience, training and expertise. These are samples of median salaries in this industry sector.

High school diploma or equivalent

Teacher’s Assistant

Teacher’s assistants work with preschool teachers in preparing daily and long-term schedules of activities to stimulate and educate the children in their care.

2020 Annual Median Income …. $24,000

Associate’s Degree

Preschool Teacher

Preschool teachers work with young children to teach basic skills such as colors, letter and number recognition, shapes, social skills and personal hygiene.

2020 Annual Median Income......... $37,480

Bachelor’s Degree

Copy Editor

Copy editor checks written material for grammar, spelling, style, and punctuation issues before it’s prepared for proofreading. A copy editor may also do a rewrite, if necessary, to fix any problems with transitions, wordiness, jargon, and to ensure the style of the piece fits with the publication.

2020 Annual Median Income …. $68,000