In this episode, Scott explores English degree programs (with a focus on English literature) with Ryan Poll, Graduate Coordinator and Assistant Professor at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.
Learn what career paths you can pursue with an English degree directly from someone teaching the subject.
Listen in as Ryan Poll walks you through courses he teaches, reveals the skills and traits that make good students successful in English, and more.
Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) started as a teacher preparation institution, and is now the most diverse public comprehensive university in the Midwest with over 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business. NEIU strives to prepare its diverse community of students for leadership and service by providing an exceptional environment for learning, teaching, and scholarship. Students have access to an array of academic, career, family, and health support services, as well as the opportunity to participate in any of their 70+ student organizations.
The Bachelor of Arts in English degree program at NEIU focuses on developing creative and critical thinking, reading, and writing skills to prepare students for graduate studies and careers in public relations, web content management and writing, teaching, research, publishing, marketing, library science, law, medicine, and more. Students in this program can take courses in English, American, and International literature.
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