online Bachelor of Arts for Literary Professionals

The online Bachelor of Arts in English program is a highly versatile degree for individuals dedicated to the discipline and for those seeking a well-rounded degree in preparation for public relations, editing, writing, film and television, desktop publishing, journalism, law, education, and research fields. It also serves as a respected online degree path for those interested in pursuing a variety of advanced degree programs.

In this program, students will study:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively express ideas and evidence in writing.
  • Conduct an analysis of a literary work and discuss the history and characteristics of various periods and genres.
  • Analyze written materials and examine the relevance of multiple interpretations in a diverse society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of literature in the British and American canon and beyond, in order to apply their interpretations against their own cultural experience.

Within the English department, you’ll find seasoned scholars, authors, poets, musicians, and artists. From magazine and book editors, to nonfiction journalists and novelists—students interact with accomplished faculty members who share the same passion for literature and writing.

Concentrations

Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.

Explore the concentrations available for this program.

  • General
  • Writing

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Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $270/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $325 per credit hour $350/credit hour standard rate

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