English, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts degree in English is available at the following locations:

About this Program

The English degree offers training in effective written expression in English studies, as well as courses designed to acquaint students with works of literary merit.

A Bachelor of Arts in English develops critical thinking, cultural awareness, and the ability to work creatively in a variety of environments related to public relations, teaching, the legal field, writing, and research.

The English Language and Literature program offers courses in American and British Literature studies, studies in Young Adult Literature and other fictions, and various technical, grammatical, and creative writing seminars. The Bachelor of Arts in English requires 37 hours in a student’s major field of study and a maintained major GPA of at least a 3.0.


A Bachelor of Arts degree in English requires 124 course hours. A total of 42 hours must be from upper-level courses.

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The School of Languages & Literature has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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School of Languages and Literature Events

April 26, 2018


Help us Celebrate Wayland Champions!  Join us in the Hutch at 4:30.  Giveaways, free food, lots of fun!
4:30pm - 7pm, Hutcherson Center

August 22, 2018

Classes Begin on Plainview...

Classes Begin on Plainview Campus
All Day Plainview Campus

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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