Majoring in English
If you choose to be an English major at La Salle, you will find the benefits real and substantial. A major in English or a double major in English and another discipline will provide you with you the strong analytical and communication skills needed in a variety of careers and for post-graduate study in a variety of disciplines. Since undergraduates can rarely predict what they will be doing ten years after graduation, majoring in a an area of the Liberal Arts such as English may prove the most practical in the long run. The English major is designed to teach students how to study a problem, understand relationships, and reason to a conclusion. These skills, together with the insights into human nature nurtured by wide reading in literature, are the foundation upon which students can build their preparation for the rest their careers and lives. La Salle English majors study under the guidance of professors who have devoted their lives to reading, studying, and writing about literature, language arts, rhetoric and composition, film studies, cultural studies, and a variety of other topics. These same professors are nationally and internationally recognized scholars who have published numerous essays, creative works, and books in their fields of interest and expertise.