Welcome to the English Discipline Website at Los Angeles Mission College
Are you considering an English major?
In the Yahoo article "Future Careers: What's Hot, What's Not," author Gina Pogol lists a career in writing as one of the five "hottest" fields to be in. She states, "Most working writers have bachelor's degrees in English, journalism, or communications, but other degrees are acceptable in many industries if applicants demonstrate good writing skills. Many work on marketing, instructional, and technical materials; online journalism is popular, too. (Only a few writers pen bestsellers and award-winning screenplays.) Many writers work as freelancers, so business courses can come in handy as well. In-demand professional writers and editors can earn six-figure incomes..." (http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/career-articles-o-10).
If you want to check out the requirements for majoring in English, click on the "English Major: Important Information" button, found in the menu on the left side of this page.
We hope you will find the information on this web site to be useful and informative.
Department Chair of English, Speech & Journalism
Phone: (818) 364-7687