Are you interested in...
Becoming an English major?
Meeting other English majors?
Learning about what kinds of literature classes Palomar and other schools offer?
Finding out what in the world you can do with an English major after you graduate?
Discovering if teaching might be the right career for you?
Attending plays, films, and other cultural events with like-minded people?
If so, then we invite you to come meet other English majors and some of Palomar's English faculty as part of our English Majors Group! The group meets monthly during the regular semester. For more information, please contact Dr. Leanne Maunu at extension 2288 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, check out these useful links:
Fall 2015 Meetings:
Thursday, September 17 - The Comedy of
Errors at the Old Globe (sold out)
Thursday, September 24 - 4:30-6:30, Room
Topic: Discuss play, play word games
Thursday, October 22 - 4:30-6:30, Room
Topic: Transfer issues (1st half), ghost
stories, fall-themed craft
Thursday, November 12 - 4:30-6:30, Room
Topic: Movie night (movie TBA)
Thursday, December 3 - 4:30-6:30, Room
Topic: Book exchange (bring some books to
share & leave with even more!)
Useful Links for Palomar College’s English Majors
Tips from Our English Professors on How to Write Strong Essays
2014 Guidelines for UC Essays
Help with Composing UC Essay
California’s website for information about transfer and articulation requirements between two-year colleges and four-year universities.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is an excellent government site (run by the Bureau of Labor Statistics) that allows users to look up various job titles and find out job descriptions, salaries, job outlook, etc.
- Websites that list career choices for English majors
University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s website
Rutgers University’s list of career choices
University of Texas at Austin’s website
Kansas State University’s website – includes skills that English majors learn
Albion College’s website
Portland State University’s website
Mississippi State’s list of famous English majors
Information about graduate school
Marquette University’s website
Information from the Survey on Doctoral Education about receiving a PhD in English
GradSchools.com -- listing of graduate programs that offer MA and PhD degrees
About.com’s guide to graduate studies in the humanities