English Composition

The written word is a powerful thing. Ever heard of the power of the pen? Writing comes in many different forms and it's used for a number of purposes. If writing appeals to you, consider becoming an English composition major. Are you able to read a novel and write an opinion piece with evidence to back up your opinion? Or can you write a grant proposal that will knock the socks off of the selection committee? As an English composition major, you will have the opportunity to learn how to write for a variety of audiences for many different purposes. The curriculum generally focuses on literature, composition, speaking, discussion, history, and the use of the English language.Courses are generally held in a typical classroom setting, though some may require observations, interviews, or research. Some programs may conclude with an internship Career opportunities for English composition majors are boundless. Graduates have found positions as educators, copy editors, copywriters, editors, public relation specialists, technical writers, reporters, and news analysts. These positions require many different levels of education, from undergraduate through graduate study.

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Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s leading university for students who are eager to become creative, aware, and extraordinary global citizens. The sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, Trinity encourages...

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The campus is extremely beautiful. Just don't step on the grass! Very scholarly and the people there are very kind.

” – Belle from Douglasville, GA
Concordia University-Montreal

Concordia University in Montreal is the best university in Canada under 50 years old, according to the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings, and among the largest, with 50,000 students. Despite the large student population, 75% of classes...

University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is an institution located in the city of the same name. Founded in 1881, the redbrick university is proud of their founding mission, ‘for the advancement of learning and enoblement of life,’ which they still maintain today...