The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in English.
30 hours of English courses beyond ENGL 1160 or equivalent.
An allied field of 1–9 credit hours may be taken in ONE of the following departments:
Students interested in graduate studies should contact the graduate adviser in the English department about selecting courses that will prepare the student for graduate school.
An area of concentration in English will give students a diverse background in literature, writing, culture, and communication. Students read, discuss, and write about the literature and culture of English-speaking people, while also learning about the history, structure, and use of the English language. English is a versatile major and will develop skills and understanding useful anywhere. It will also provide the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree, if desired. English students may find careers in education, research, publishing, creative writing, public relations, journalism, advertising, law, business management, marketing, insurance, acting, and training.
Revised Fall 2013