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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 Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

Read More Director of International Education Dorothée Mertz-Weigel Selected for Japan Studies Fellowship

(May 16, 2017) – Armstrong State University Director of International Education Dorothée Mertz-Weigel, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in a Japan Studies Institute Fellowship at San Diego State University from June 5-18, 2017. The two-week Summer Institute will focus on the study of modern Japan and encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Japanese studies into courses on their campuses.

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