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Macomb offers a wide variety of English Courses, from basic composition and communications to explorations of period, contemporary and international literature. There are English Courses that help you write correctly, those that help you write creatively, and those that provide you with the necessary groundwork for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in English.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for English

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 75% of our students leave debt free
  2. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. What you need to succeed, including free tutoring

English Courses at Macomb

  • Preparatory Composition
  • Sentence Structure and Style
  • Communications 1 and 2
  • Composition 1 and 2
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Advanced Creative Writing
  • British Literature to 1760
  • British Literature from 1760 to Present
  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Introduction to African-American Literature
  • Introduction to Prose Fiction
  • Children’s Literature
  • American Literature: Colonial to 1865
  • American Literature, 1865 to 1920
  • American Literature, 1920 to Present
  • World Literature to 1400
  • World Literature from 1400
  • Shakespeare Survey

Career Opportunities in English

If you intend to major in English, a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English is required for most careers. Career opportunities with a bachelor’s degree in English include elementary or high school teacher, writer and or editor. For those who earn a master’s degree or Ph.D. in English, career opportunities include teaching at a college or university.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s English Courses transfer to most colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in English, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the English Courses?

For more information on English Courses at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean, Humanities and Communications at South Campus: 586.445.7251, or at Center Campus: 586.286.2282,

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