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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples. (CIP Code #23)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Creative Writing; American Literature; Rhetoric and Composition; Children's Literature. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

English, Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway by Tony Hisgett


Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
World-renowned journalist, essayist, and poet
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Writer and journalist won a Pulitzer Prize and a Nobel Prize
Michael Crichton (1942-2008)
Prominent American author, producer, and screenwriter

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

English Language & Literature Teachers,: $63,610
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other: $71,320
Editors: $57,180

Technical Writers: $64,210
Writers & Authors: $64,560
Lawyers: $124,750

 

The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.
    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.
  • English Language and Literature, General.
    Instructional content is defined in code 23.0101.
  • English Language and Literature, General.
    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.
  • Comparative Literature.
    (Moved, Report under 16.0104)
  • English Composition.
    Instructional content is defined in code 23.0401.
  • English Composition.
    A program that focuses on the principles of English vocabulary, grammar, morphology, syntax and semantics; and techniques of selecting, developing, arranging, combining and expressing ideas in appropriate written forms.
  • Creative Writing.
    Instructional content is defined in code 23.0501.
  • Creative Writing.
    A program that focuses on the process and techniques of original composition in various literary forms such as the short story, poetry, the novel, and others. Includes instruction in technical and editorial skills, criticism, and the marketing of finished manuscripts.
  • American Literature (United States and Canadian.
    ) Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 23.0701- 23.0702.
  • American Literature (United States).
    A program that focuses on the literature and literary development, both formal and folkloric, of the United States from the Colonial Era to the present. Includes instruction in period and genre studies, author studies, literary criticism, and regional and oral traditions.
 
 
 

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