UNDERGRADUATES OF SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE WHO HAVE COMPLETED A DEGREE IN ENGLISH develop proficiency in
Performing close reading and analysis of literary works written in English across history;
Identifying and appreciating distinct styles of literary expression and aesthetic value;
Recognizing how literary interpretations respond to social, cultural, and historical contexts as well as power relations and human differences;
Engaging diverse literary theories and critical approaches;
Writing expressive, communicative, purposeful prose or poetry;
Deploying the power of writing as a tool to communicate information, ideas, and arguments to a range of academic and professional audiences;
Designing and working, independently and collaboratively, on researched projects;
Giving substantive presentations of original works of scholarship or creative practice;
Engaging in critical reflection about the nature of human experience as represented in literary works.
UNDERGRADUATES OF SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE WHO HAVE COMPLETED A DEGREE IN Communication
Have a strong foundation in theories of communication, rhetoric, and media.
Understand and apply key concepts and strategies for ethical, eloquent, and effective communication.
Have the ability to analyze and evaluate the meanings of communicative, rhetorical, and mediated texts.
Possess knowledge and skills in oral, written, and visual communication applicable to professional and post-graduate pursuits.
Have the ability to produce extensive writing and research projects in communication, rhetoric, and media studies.
Recognize how communication shapes identity, culture, and democracy.
Have the ability to articulate how cultural standpoints affect communication and worldviews.
Have the ability to engage in communication practices that meet the diverse needs of local, national, and global communities.
Have the ability to adapt their communication practices in diverse cultural contexts to build community amid differences.
Participate in public discourse and civic life in ways that foster positive change in the world.
Because you’ll graduate with a high level of skill in written, spoken, and aural communication, you will be prepared for any number of careers. Our graduates work in a range of fields, from politics, broadcast journalism, and advertising, to publishing, education, and business. Recent research shows that our majors are hotly pursued by successful companies and that their skills are excellent predictors of career success.
Combining a foundation in the liberal arts with expertise in aural and written language, our graduates have the versatile skills employers are looking for. Recent employers, to name a few, include: