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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. You can also earn a teacher licensure while pursuing your degree.

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.

Academic Information

Credit Hours

  • 120
  • 135 (Teacher Licensure)

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