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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 English Professor Selected to Attend the Ernest J. Gaines Summer Scholar Institute

(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

Read More Armstrong Professor Teresa Winterhalter Invited to Attend Japan Diplomatic Seminar

(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

Read More Armstrong Professor Selected as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

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