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English Degree at Illinois State University (ISU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001692
  • Phone: (309) 438-2111

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English Degree

The English degree program at Illinois State University prepares students for the general study of the English language, with attention to the history and structure of the language, as well as communication skills, and the literature and culture of English-speaking persons. Students who graduate from the English degree program may pursue careers in writing, journalism, teaching, communications, marketing, linguistics, broadcasting, and more. Courses in the English degree program include communication theory, historical literature, including American and British literature. Get more details below including other Illinois colleges that offer english degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the English Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Illinois State University has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree152
    Master's Degree17
    Doctorate Degree6

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male61
    Female114

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian5
    Black9
    Hispanic4
    White148
    Unknown7

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the English program at Illinois State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

  • Salary & Wages
    • Bloomington-Normal, IL
      • Total Employment: 100

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering English Programs in Illinois

English programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Eureka College

Eureka, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Bradley University

Peoria, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

32 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B,M)
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Millikin University

Decatur, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Champaign, IL
Type: 4-Year Public College

240 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B,M,D)
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University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, IL
Type: 4-Year Public College

32 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B,M)
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Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Knox College

Galesburg, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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MacMurray College

Jacksonville, IL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English (B)
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Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL
Type: 4-Year Public College

69 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English (B,M)