English, B.A.

Program Locations

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 Languages 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.

Requirements

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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Faculty

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

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School of Languages and Literature Events

March 1, 2021

Clinical Teaching Second ro...

Clinical Teaching second rotation begins
All Day Plainview Campus

March 3, 2021

Chapel - Willson Lectures

ChapelWillson Lectures - speaker, Ernie Stevens More details to come, please check email for further information.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 4, 2021

Willson Lectures Series

Willson Lectures SeriesScreening of "Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops" in Harral AuditoriumErnie and Joe Smarro, both WBU alums, will join via Zoom after...
7pm, Plainview Campus

March 5, 2021

Midterm Deficiency Reports...

Midterm deficience reports are due.
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 10, 2021

Chapel - Creation Care

ChapelCreation Care
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 11, 2021

Third of Four Tuition and F...

Third of four (4) tuition and fees payments due for Spring 2021 Term
All Day Plainview Campus

March 17, 2021

Chapel - David Foster - Bib...

ChapelDavid Foster - Biblical Character, Samson
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

March 19, 2021

Last Day to Officially Drop...

Today is the last day to officially drop or withdraw with a "W".Be sure to see the University Registrar's office for details on what paperwork need...
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

March 21, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session registration ends.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

March 22, 2021

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week S...

WBUonline Spring 2 8-week session begins.
All Day All Wayland Campuses

March 24, 2021

No Class Day - Face-to-face...

No class dayFace-to-face classes will not meetOffices will be open
All Day Plainview Campus

March 24, 2021

No Chapel - No Classes

No Chapel - No classes.
11am - 12pm, Plainview Campus