In order to take certain classes, you need to complete a self-assessment. Learn more about Assessment & Placement testing.
English Major at Mission
Creative Writing & Literature Classes
At Mission College in Santa Clara, we offer online, in-person, and hybrid creative writing, literature, and reading courses.
English Degree and Program Map
Published Faculty Authors
Mission faculty includes published authors and poets including Javier Huerta, Donnelle McGee, Ted Shank, Dr. David Piper, and more. We also host many visiting writers including Chris Abani, Dr. Cesar Cruz, Dr. Angela Davis, Firoozeh Dumas, Lee Herrick (CA Poet Laureate 2023), Sonia Nazario, Miriam de Uriarte, and more.
Jobs for English Majors
- Strong written and oral communication
- Organization and attention to detail
- Analysis and problem solving
- Time management
- Systems analysis
- Mathematical and deductive reasoning
- Critical thinking
- Active learning
- Clerical knowledge
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Career PathsIf you don't know what to major in or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.
Select Jobs in the Field
What jobs can you get with an English degree?
- Public Relations Specialist
- Social Media Marketer
- Content Manager
- Communications Manager
- Technical Writer
- Editorial Assistant
- College Professor