By majoring in English at Lehigh University, students acquire cultural and critical perspectives as well as skills of interpretation, analysis and written communication. This training is fundamental, providing versatile skills that are in high demand.
Nevertheless, pursuing an additional field of study can increase the value of the major by broadening a student's framework of understanding or adding skills related to a career path.
At Lehigh University, it's easy to augment a major in English with training in one or more additional disciplines. This might entail completing a second major, pursuing a minor field, a certificate program, or engaging in projects and interships.
We call this augmented major English And. The point is that English connects with a wide range of interests and goals.
When they move from college to career, students who have pursued English And another field can highlight both a foundational major in the liberal arts and training in a complementary discipline.
Below are some examples of students who have pursued an augmented major in recent years.