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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English with a Concentration in Writing

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Online Degree Available

As an English major pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Writing, you will take English literature courses that focus on writing creatively, emphasizing short fiction and poetry. While you earn your English degree with an emphasis in writing, you will have the opportunity to develop an effective writing style as you engage in the imaginative enterprise. In this English writing degree program, you may choose to explore various genres including poetry, short stories, script writing, commercial fiction, novels and creative nonfiction. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to pursue writing for publication or creative career options in education and professional writing. The bachelor’s degree of English writing is also available online.

Career Opportunities:

  • Commercial Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Content Marketing
  • Script Writing
Other Available Concentrations: Biblical Studies | Communication | Government | History | Secondary Education
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 36 English, 12 Writing, 23 electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Writing
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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