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What can I do with this major?

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Literary Studies & Creative Writing​​
  • Grant Assistant
  • Marketing/Sales Writer
  • Development Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Editorial Coordinator
  • Technical Writer
  • Proposal Writer
  • Content Editor
  • Reporter
  • Web Editor
  • Freelance Writer
  • Copywriter
  • Journalist
  • Web Producer
  • Blogger

Film Studies​​
  • Video Production Assistant
  • Videographer
  • Producer
  • Digital Content Writer
  • Production Planner
  • Video Editor

English Education​​
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Instructor
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What is Bachelors of Arts in English?


This program focuses on literacy, arts, culture, and the public good. Students learn how to be effective writers and critics of literary arts throughout history. Graduates are found in professions that prioritize writing, research, editing, creative thinking, organization, and communication.
Emphasis Areas:

  • Literary Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Studies
  • English Education



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Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field!

  • The Plain Language Association International
  • Houston Writer’s Guild
  • American Literature Association
  • Sigma Tau Delta: International English Honor Society (UHD )

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Masters in Technical Communication
  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing*
  • Masters in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Communication*
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in English & American Lit.*
  • Juris Doctorate (Law School)

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing an English degree.

  • ACLU of Texas
  • Houston Press
  • Allied-THA
  • COX Radio
  • KHOU-TV
  • KPRC TV2
  • Writers in the Schools
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • Dialogue Institute of the Southwest
  • Houston Dept of Health & Human Services
  • On the Mark Communications
  • The Houston Chronicle
  • Mayor’s Office of Communications
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Univision Radio
  • Houston Public Library
  • The Point Group
  • City of Houston
  • M.D. Anderson
  • City of Pearland
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • JMG Magazine
  • Mercer Society

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