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English, Speech and Journalism

What can I do in English, speech and journalism?

Students who study English, speech and journalism can pursue careers in education, publishing, writing, information and research, grant writing, media, politics, law, speech-language pathology, speech therapy, and much more.

What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?

Many professionals who studied English, speech and journalism have excellent oral and written skills; the ability to organize, develop and defend ideas; the ability to interpret complex information and explain it in ways that others understand; have excellent organizational skills; are creative; and have solid research skills.

Where can I work?

Professionals who are skilled in English, speech or journalism often work at publishing companies, magazines, newspapers, schools, colleges and universities, public relations and advertising firms, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

What does Trident Technical College offer?

The Department of English, Speech and Journalism helps students learn to read perceptively, think critically and write effectively. Students can also earn a Professional Writing Certificate, which offers courses in instruction in writing related to a number of career fields.