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English, B.A.

Preparing Students for Employment in a Wide Variety of Fields
  • 109

    Among Public National Universities,
    U.S. News & World Report

  • 1 of 4

    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • 20th

    Nationally, Best Online Bachelor's Programs,
    U.S. News & World Report

Our alumni work as:

Graduates of the English teacher licensure track graduate with a North Carolina professional teaching license which is transferrable to most states in the U.S.

Graduates of the English professional writing track are experienced with writing, researching and structuring long-form technical content for a business audience.

Graduates of the English professional writing track are familiar online systems and digital platforms such as Adobe Creative Cloud which make them qualified for managing content across a variety of digital and social media communication.

Entry-level positions in libraries, archives and museums require familiarity with research processes, and close-reading skills, as well as cultural competencies and interdisciplinary knowledge.

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Learn To

Gain a broad foundation in critical and creative thinking

Develop oral communication, technical writing and editing skills

Understand and perform literary analysis

Thanks to the applied learning experience in the English department, I have garnered a deep and foundational academic base of knowledge but have also obtained practical professional experience within the digital field.
Samantha Santana ‘17
English, B.A. Program Overview