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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.