English majors, unite!

Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2006

Think a degree in English is just for those wanting to teach? Not so, says Dr. Ann Dobyns, chair and associate professor of the English department at the University of Denver. In fact, careers in medicine, law and business are not uncommon for an English major. Employers often appreciate the critical thinking, writing and cultural awareness skills that such majors obtain in their liberal arts training, she says.

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