The La Sierra University Advantage

  • Meet renowned authors.
  • Join the Alpha Iota Upsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.
  • Get your work published.
  • Take fun classes, such as Intro to Acting, Humor Writing, and Tolkien from engaging professors.
  • Experience the Southern California art scene.
  • Benefit from small class sizes.
  • Present at a conference.
  • Get internships at publishing houses, newspapers, and magazines.

Join us to prepare for careers where the crafting of written materials and the precision of word use are of vital importance.

We offer the following:

Minors

  • Drama
  • English

Did you know?

We also offer a Master of Arts in English!

Employment Outlook

English Major graduates are qualified for certain positions in teaching, public relations, editing, reporting, copywriting, writing, and business. They may also choose English as a base for graduate study in language, literature, journalism, public relations, librarianship, business, law, and medicine.
English is one of the most highly recommended pre-professional majors, especially for areas like law and business.

Why Study English?

  • It helps us to understand who we are and shows us what we can become.
  • It provides a history of what ideas have been important through the ages.
  • It introduces us to new cultures and modes of thought.
  • It encourages empathy and brings emotional healing.
  • It develops and showcases creativity.

Choose from two emphases: literature and writing. English studies are designed to increase both critical thinking and effective writing skills. Develop a sense of literary context and connectivity as you prepare for further education at the graduate level, or for careers where the crafting of written materials and the precision of word use are of vital importance.