English Majors Group

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?

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! We meet monthly during the regular semester. For more information, please contact Dr. Leanne Maunu at extension 2288 or via email at lmaunu@palomar.edu.

Transfer Success

Our majors have had great success in transferring to top 4-year schools in California and the rest of the nation. Take a look HERE at the directions our recent transfer students have taken.

Spring 2022 Meetings

Wednesday, March 9 – WE’RE BAAAAAAAACK!!! Yes, we’re going to have a good ol’ fashioned, live and in person English Majors meeting. We will meet in Parking Lot 7 at 4pm on March 9th, when we’ll take a stroll through the Palomar College Arboretum and talk about nature, poetry, and whatever else comes up. Let’s plan to attend so that we can start to re-establish our community of interesting, engaged, and creative students & faculty. Please take a look at this informational flyer and email kkearney@palomar.edu if you have any questions!

Useful Links for Palomar College’s English Majors

Interviewing our Professors (pdf)

UC Essays Guidelines (pdf)

Help with Composing UC Essay

ASSIST – 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
Kansas State University’s website – includes skills that English majors learn
Albion College’s website
Portland State University’s website

Information about graduate school

GradSchools.com — listing of graduate programs that offer MA and PhD degrees
About.com’s guide to graduate studies in the humanities