UT Tyler

Office of Career Success

What Can I do With This Major/Minor?

Wondering how to connect majors or minors to careers? Click on the Majors/Minors of interest below to see (1) common career areas, (2) employers, and (3) strategies for career opportunities related to each major.

Not every major/minor listed is offered at The University of Texas at Tyler, but most are represented within another major.

Understand that the areas and websites listed represent typical career paths associated with each major and are not comprehensive. Explore multiple majors to learn about a wide range of career opportunities.

Use this information to: research possible career fields, decide on majors/minors/courses, talk with a Career Success Coach about your plans, and find possibilities for internships or jobs.

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No, But Really, What Can You Do With An English Degree? – Panel Discussion

  • Segment 1: What feelings, goals, or experiences made you want to become an English major? (Length – 9:57)

  • Segment 2: To expand your marketability, what minor have you selected and why? (Length – 8:12)

  • Segment 3: Why would you recommend English as a major or minor to anyone? (Length – 4:00)

  • Segment 4: What are your career aspirations? What are the career options for ENGL majors? (Length – 6:17)

  • Segment 5: What encouragement would you give to people who really want to be English majors but feel pressure to do something else? What are the common misperceptions of the ENGL Major? (Length – 8:26)

  • Segment 6: How can & should an ENGL major market themselves? What can ENGL majors do while in school to build a personal brand and explore career options? (Length – 11:11)

  • Segment 7: Final Advice for Future English Majors (Length – 9:12)