English at College of San Mateo - Overview
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English
Overview

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Jon Kitamura
Lead Faculty 
kitamuraj@smccd.edu
(650) 574-6554
The English Department provides students with a broad-based foundation for transfer to baccalaureate institutions, offering required courses in composition. In addition, the department offers engaging literature and creative writing courses, which are open to English majors and non-majors.

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.