College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Department
Minor in English
Students pursuing other majors at UVI may choose to pursue a minor in English. For example, a student majoring in Business may decide to minor in English. That decision may enhance the student’s success after graduation if he or she applies to law school, is accepted, and decides to concentrate in corporate law. Career opportunities are often abundant for a student who minors in English because skills gained from this area of study can be easily applied to many career fields. English minors learn to think clearly and critically, to analyse and interpret data, and to communicate effectively. These skill sets are in great demand by graduate schools and employers today.
A minor in English consists of at least 18 credits in English at the 300 level or above, distributed as follows:
Each student choosing to earn an English Minor at UVI should carefully read the current UVI Catalog for further details and updates. Some examples of proven career opportunities for English minors include becoming an account executive or supervisor, an advertising sales representative, an attorney, a technical or speech writer, an author, a bank officer, a court reporter, a researcher, an electronic publishing specialist, an environmental planner, an executive assistant, a fund raiser, an insurance agent, a legal assistant, a marketing coordinator, a public information officer, a real estate broker, a traffic manager.
For More Information Contact
|Dean||Dr. Simon Jones-Hendrickson|
|Department Chair||Dr. Patricia Harkins-Pierre|
|Administrative Assistant||Ms. Mary Alexander|