Sara Rivara, Dean
English majors enjoy the study of imaginative literature and the development of effective utilization of language. The range of their classes may cover modern literature as well as great writers from America, Great Britain, Europe, and the world.
Career paths for English majors are various; they may plan on careers in creative writing, education, journalism, law, technical writing - indeed, any field where expert command of the English language is central.
MHCC has a two-year program designed to meet requirements of the Associate of Arts - Oregon Transfer degree (AA/OT) and to prepare students to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from an accredited college or university.
Students are urged to consult catalogs and websites of the four-year institutions they are considering in order to meet fully their lower division course requirements. English majors also need to be aware that to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree they are required to achieve two years of college-level second language competency.