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 email@example.com.
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.
Fall 2019 Meetings:
- Wednesday, September 25, 4:00-6:00 (Humanities 213) — Join us for the first meeting of the fall semester! You’ll meet other English majors and we’ll plan out our activities for this semester’s meetings.
- Wednesday, October 23, 4:00-6:00 (Humanities 213) — If you’re getting ready to transfer, you won’t want to miss our discussion of transfer issues & information. Also, we’ll be sharing, a la “show and tell,” some books, TV shows, videos, movies…whatever! So be ready to share a recent (or old) favorite to let others in the group know about!
- Wednesday, November 13, 4:00-6:00 (Humanities 213) — CANCELLED
- Wednesday, December 4, 10:00am-12noon (English Department Office Suite) — Join us for some holiday cheer at our Little Free Library Meet & Greet! Grab and/or donate a book, chat with professors and other students, and have some snacks (including Dr. V.’s famous Giant Ginger Snaps)!
Useful Links for Palomar College’s English Majors
UC Essays Guidelines (pdf)
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