English (Literature) (BA)
Accelerated Program

Undergraduate students can pursue BA degrees in English with concentrations in creative writing; linguistics; literature; secondary education; and writing, rhetorics and literacies. A bachelor's degree in English is also offered completely online.

Students in the literature concentration study British, American and global literatures in English, from the earliest writings to the present.The distinguished faculty in the Department of English are actively engaged in creative writing and scholarly research. Students gain practical experience through research and internships that prepare them for an ever-expanding variety of careers. The undergraduate programs also prepare students to continue their studies in graduate and professional programs.

Degree Offered

English (Literature) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Location
Tempe

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Career Outlook

With a degree in English, students' career options are virtually endless. Employers in all fields are always looking for workers with strong writing and other communication skills and the ability to think critically. Some of the most common professions for English majors are in these fields:

  • business
  • journalism
  • law
  • medicine
  • nonprofit community service
  • professional writing and editing
  • public relations
  • publishing
  • teaching
  • Web content development

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