The English major provides students with highly marketable skills in critical thinking, writing, and reading that prepare them for careers in law, medicine, public relations, journalism, teaching, research, writing, and editing.
Our course offerings help students pursue their personal interests and introduce them to new and exciting subjects that open a wealth of career and graduate study options. Writing-focused internships at area publications or media outlets also help prepare students for the workforce.
The English faculty at Penn State Abington possess varied expertise. Faculty members study diverse authors including William Shakespeare, Mohsin Hamid, and Lorrie Moore. And they can help students learn how to produce science writing, technical writing, creative writing, and writing for the web.