English Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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English Degree

The English degree program at University of Iowa 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 Iowa colleges that offer english degrees.

The English program at University of Iowa is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for more than 16 years.

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Students Enrolled in the English Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree199
Master's Degree12
Doctorate Degree16

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male86
Female141

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian2
Black7
Hispanic12
White176
Multiple Races4
Non Resident Alien4
Unknown21

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the English program at Iowa, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, english language and literature teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.4% from 2014 to 2024

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

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 Iowa

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • English (B)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • English (B)

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Loras College

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

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