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Regent University offers a self-designed bachelor’s in English program online and in Virginia Beach.

B.A. in English – Self-Designed

Design Your Future

You’re unique. And you want your degree to reflect that too. Regent’s Bachelor of Arts in English—Self-Designed gives you a strong foundation in literature and composition while allowing you to customize your courses to meet your unique area of interest.

On Campus, Online
120+
January 11, 2021
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DESIGN YOUR DEGREE

Choose approved courses that reflect the best option for your career path.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field. Meet the faculty.

On completing the B.A. in English—Self-Designed you will be able to:

  • Apply your skills in the areas of problem-solving, creative thinking, and decision making.
  • Think and communicate effectively in your chosen field.

Career Opportunities:

  • Teaching
  • Missions
  • Writing/research
  • Public service
$67Thousand
Mean annual wage for media and communication workers U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Study of the structure and history of the English language, including concepts in linguistic, comparative grammar, and how language is used in society. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or ENGL 110.

Study of the poetry and prose of John Milton and other major 17th century British writers, with an emphasis on the religious and political contexts of the literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or ENGL 110.

Study of the poetry and prose of the British Romantic Period, including the poetry of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Keats and the fiction of Austen. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or ENGL 110.

Intensive examination of a selected area of study in the field of literary studies. Topics vary and are announced in advance. This course may be repeated for credit. Lecture, seminar, and/or team study. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or ENGL 110.

An approved independent study option, supervised by faculty, in a directed area of scholarship. Study is administered according to a learning contract between a designated faculty member and the student.

Approved internship in a field of the student's specialty. This guided learning experience is a culminating experience in which the student applies the principles and skills learned, demonstrating competency under the guidance of a specialist in the field.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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