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Tim Maxwell
Lead Faculty (Spring 2015)
(650) 574-6332
The English major provides students with a broad-based foundation for transfer to baccalaureate institutions. English course work prepares individuals to succeed in many diverse fields such as advertising, business, communications, editing, film/video production, insurance, journalism, law, politics, medicine, public relations, teaching, and writing.

Career opportunities include advertising copy writer or manager, columnist/journalist, editor, educator, freelance writer, information specialist, lexicographer, librarian, media planner, novelist, poet, public relations officer, publisher, radio/television announcer, reporter, researcher, technical writer, and writing consultant.

Additional career opportunities include business administrator, civil servant, clergy member, foreign service officer, fund raiser, insurance examiner, legislative assistant, and program developer.