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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 to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong to Host Free Concert by French Singer Eric Vincent on November 3

(October 25, 2017) – Armstrong State University's Office of International Education and the Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy invite the Savannah community to celebrate National French Week by attending a free concert by acclaimed French musician Eric Vincent. As The New York Times observed, "His music is universal." This event is free and open to the public.

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

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