English is centered around discovering, interpreting, and creating meaning.
Writing and effective communication are fundamental—often essential—skills that are required in almost every industry. English majors pursue diverse careers, wherever analysis and communication matter. People with English degrees often find successful careers in publishing, advertising, editing, public relations, research, education, government, or public policy. Viterbo English majors have also gone on to graduate school in law, literature, creative writing, and library science. At Viterbo, English majors have the opportunity to develop, practice, and perfect their writing and research skills. In addition to several student-edited publications, students create a faculty-mentored senior capstone project, allowing them to delve deeper into a topic of their choosing. Small class sizes facilitate close interactions with talented faculty.