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English/Professional Communications BA

Bachelor of Arts in English/Professional Communications

Majoring in Professional Communications offers you concentrations in technical and professional communications, creative writing, journalism or film studies. By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will have the tools and resources available to become an effective professional communicator. The Professional Communications program offers you, along with a foundation in English, opportunities to hone your skills and expertise from internships at local businesses or industries.

Industry Highlights

Professionals working in advertising, public relations and related services industry made an average annual salary of $136,530.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Book Publishing
  • Copy Editing
  • Event Coordination
  • Public Relations
  • Nonprofit Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Technical Writing
  • News Reporting
  • Web Writing

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the Writing Center that features free tutoring and state-of-the-art computer labs to help you develop your literacy skills. Guest lecturers and visiting writers are also valued 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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