What Can You Do with an English Major?

We’re asked this question all the time. Our answer: A lot. You will learn skills that transfer across hundreds of possible careers and industries—some of which may not even exist yet. Our graduates go on to work in marketing, publishing, non-profit fundraising, speechwriting, as well as in countless other fulfilling occupations.

Writing Resources

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Get help on getting a project started or receive feedback on something already in the works. Meet with a writing coach face-to-face or online individually or as a group.

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Build a foundation in writing as you transition from high school to college. All students participate in one of three tracks to meet their first-year writing requirements.

Recent Blog Posts

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  • Letter from the Chair Spring 2019

    By Dr. Patrick Collier As you know, Ball State has just finished up its centennial year with a set of inspiring celebrations and events. In addition t …
  • April Good News: So. Much. Winning.

    Our faculty continue to publish, present, and make a difference, but also, our students and alums are getting jobs, internships, and fellowships. They …

Contact Us

Department of English

Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Muncie, IN 47306

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

765-285-8580

765-285-3765