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Master the Art of Communication with English

English is much more than just dangling participles, adverbs, and semicolons. It’s a broad area of study that includes many disciplines - composition, humanities, literature, creative writing, and so on. English embodies all the ways humans use language and art to communicate with each other.

In addition to the first-year composition course, the college offers classroom and online courses in literatures, the humanities, creative writing, academic writing, personal writing, film studies, women's studies, journalism, and more.

The English program includes five concentrations:

  • Composition
  • Creative Writing
  • English Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Literature

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The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate in ??? can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a Certificate may be your best first step into higher education.


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The English Department at NWACC offers a variety of courses designed to meet university transfer requirements and appeal to the wide interests of our students.

Those who pursue a degree in English may find job opportunities in the following occupations: