American University of Beirut

Major and Career


English Language and Literature

As a basis of all fields, English is a major that includes courses of language, literature and writing. A student majoring in English will understand the value of an interdisciplinary approach by being exposed to various disciplines such as history, cultural and media studies.

Skills Developed

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Writing Skills

Related Careers

  • English Teacher
  • Journalism
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Education
  • Marketing Manager
  • Reporter
  • Speechwriter
  • Translator
  • Managing Editor
  • Technical Writer
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Author
  • Interpreter
  • Policy Analyst

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