B.A. in English

College of Arts & Sciences

RANKED AMONG TOP NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2020

NATIONALLY RATED "A" UNIVERSITY FOR COMPREHENSIVE LIBERAL ARTS CURRICULUM, ACTA, 2019

90% OF FACULTY HOLD THE HIGHEST DEGREE IN THEIR FIELD

Script Your Success Through Regent’s Bachelor of Arts in English

You've got goals. And you want a program that gives you the skills to achieve them. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in English will equip you to communicate effectively in business, media, ministry, teaching and more. You'll develop a strong foundation in literature, composition, professional writing, and teaching at middle school and high school levels—all presented from a Christian worldview.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent is ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report, 2020, and also ranks #1 in its list of Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia. We are one of only 22 universities nationally "A" Rated for comprehensive liberal arts curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), 2019.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH

Pursue the Bachelor of Arts in English online or on campus in Virginia Beach and select from multiple concentrations. Focus your studies on the area that best aligns with your career goals.

STRENGTHEN YOUR SKILLS

Learn key principles for creating reports, proposals, web pages, blogs, and more.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

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

Online | On Campus

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours

Online | On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.A. in English degree, you will be able to:

  • Understand the dynamics for interpersonal, organizational, public and mass communication.
  • Package content for public relations, advertising, social media and interactive marketing.
  • Apply your skills in the areas of problem-solving, creative thinking, and decision making.
  • Write for reports, proposals, web pages, travelogues, blogs, marketing and more.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate communications
  • Historic writing/research
  • Journalism & public relations
  • Ministry
  • Scriptwriting
  • Teaching

$62,170 Annual mean wage for writers and authors. | Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018.

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

2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

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

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/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
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

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

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