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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.