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English BA

Bachelor of Arts in English

Majoring in English will help you develop analytical and critical skills, deepen and broaden your understanding of literature and enhance your appreciation of surrounding cultures. By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will become knowledgeable in literature and the humanities, while becoming an adept writer who is familiar with theories and writing from various literary periods. The English program includes the opportunity to participate in the LLP's Annual Writing Awards Competition, which allows your work to be professionally evaluated by professors. 

Industry Highlights

An English degree serves as a broad base for a range of careers, many of which are quite lucrative.

- WashingtonPost.com

Career Opportunities

  • Private or Public Education
  • Contracting
  • Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Writing
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • News Outlets

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the Writing Center that features free tutoring and state-of-the-art computer labs to help them develop literacy skills. Guest lecturers and visiting writers are also valued offerings by those majoring in English.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

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