The English Department at Prairie State College aims to cultivate and enhance your written communication skills, acquired through academic, professional, and community experiences.

Academic Offerings

Our courses delve into the profound impact of the written word on its users, the intricate link between power and language, and the rewarding and enriching aspects of writing and reading.

In today's world, we are constantly engaged in writing and reading, more so than at any other time in history. 

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Our English classes satisfy general education requirements and are designed to prepare you for diverse fields such as Literature, Writing Studies, Marketing and Public Relations, and Cultural Studies. Students pursuing English majors have gone on to achieve success in a wide array of careers,
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including editing, teaching, law, data analytics, web and social media content development, and technical writing. Noteworthy personalities like Toni Morrison, Vin Diesel, and John Legend share a common background as English majors, showcasing the versatility and value of an English education.


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