The Bachelor of Arts in English prepares students for graduate and professional studies in any field and for unlimited career opportunities in which a strong foundation in English is essential. Students graduating from this program apply their skills and abilities in professions such as public relations staff, editor, writer, desktop publisher, reporter, legal assistant, and research assistant.
Admission to the English Program
Students are conditionally admitted to the program when they have fewer than 10 semester hours to complete their General Education requirement.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLO)
Following the completion of a major in English, students will demonstrate:
- Critical thinking and communication skills. Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze, synthesize, interpret and evaluate, and the ability to compose organized and grammatically proficient essays, use diction and syntax which demonstrate maturity, and do research using appropriate research tools and the Internet.
- Literary skills. Students will demonstrate the ability to appreciate and analyze literary works of various genres, periods, and nationalities.
- Humanistic values. Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize human worth, dignity and cultural differences.