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Bachelor of Arts in English with a Concentration in History

Earn an English degree with an emphasis in history. As an undergraduate English major pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in History, you will develop a strong foundation in English literature and composition while gaining expertise in a field of history that you choose. Select from American, World or Western History as your area of focus. In this historical literature degree program, you will explore the relationship between history and literature while studying the key events from within your area of focus, whether that is examining the empires of ancient Greece and the Roman world, studying the Civil War, or exploring the history of global Christianity. Available both on campus and online, our bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in history provides you with the knowledge and Christian principles you will need to pursue graduate school or careers in literature, education, law or cultural studies.
Career Opportunities:

  • Museums/Historical Organizations
  • Journalism
  • Government
  • Information Management/Archival
  • Historical Preservation
Other Available Concentrations: Biblical Studies | Communication | Writing | Government | Secondary Education
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 36 English, 12 History, 23 electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in History
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Micah Mattix, Department Chair, English and Communication Arts, phone: 757.352.4464; email:

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