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Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help you schedule classes for our online Bachelor of Arts in English program.

What you'll learn

When you earn your English Degree, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Applying learned  principles in rhetorical strategies of exposition, persuasion, narration, and descriptive writing.
  • Understanding  texts and rhetorical concepts relevant to a variety of communication situations and contingencies.
  • Analyzing and collaborating in the creation of a written product.
  • Comparing literature across forms, genres, and schools, and identifying essential elements used by authors in written works.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Arts in English?

A BA in English can prepare you to become a:

  • Creative writer
  • Technical writer
8 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for technical writers is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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Faculty & Accreditation

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Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Faculty fast facts

25

Average years of industry experience

69

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Have questions about how to enroll in the online English degree program or any other program? Fill out the request for information form – and we’ll get you in touch with an enrollment representative.

Effective communication is paramount in today’s workforce. You’re ready to take on your future – and we’re behind you. Together, we rise.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.