The English major/minor provides an important foundation in advanced writing and research skills for graduates entering fields such as religion, business, government, law, marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, education, and print and broadcast journalism.
A major in English also prepares students for graduate study in English language and literature. Upon the recommendation of the English advisor, English majors may minor in a number of disciplines. Students desiring to teach English at the middle or secondary school level will be directed to contact the School of Education.
This degree program requires a minimum of 122 semester hours for completion. English majors must take a minimum of 39 credits in English at the 200 level or above.
Academic Degree Plans for: Bachelor of Arts in English (PDF).