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B.A. in English

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Residential Program

Prepare for a wide range of career opportunities or graduate studies with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Learn essential writing and problem-solving skills that will be useful in further study, the workplace, and in life.

With a degree in English, you can pursue a career in a variety of fields including journalism, education, law, and others.

This degree is offered through the Department of English. See the full list of English degrees offered at Liberty, including the Master of Arts in English.

Teach English with Your B.Ed. Degree

Turn your passion for English into a fulfilling teaching career. With a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree in English Education 6-12, you can get the licensure you need to teach in this field. 

Academic Information

Credit Hours

  • 120

Courses You Could Take

  • Shakespeare
  • History of the English Language
  • Expository Writing
  • Literary Criticism
  • Modern Grammar

Programs of Study – DCP

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements


Demonstrate how much you know and test out of some lower-level courses through the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP).

Careers You Could Have with a B.A. in English

  • Administration
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Civil Services
  • Law
  • Ministry
  • Missions
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Writing
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Tutor
  • TESL
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