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English, B.A.

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In today’s job market, employers in all industries are seeking critical and creative thinkers and effective communicators. That’s what makes English majors such attractive candidates.

For English majors, this discipline is more than honing technical skills and harnessing the power of language. Studying literature through reading and analyzing texts gives you a greater understanding of the complexities of our world, past and present.

If you’re curious, want to be challenged intellectually and find deeper meanings, an English B.A. could be right for you. You’ll be equipped to work in professional or creative writing fields, become a teacher, or prepare for graduate or law school.

It’s worth noting that ACU’s degree plan for English majors offers a generous number of elective hours, allowing you to add a second major that fits your career goals. For example, if you’re looking for a career in the media or public relations, you could also study communication along with requirements for your English degree.

If you have sights set on law school, consider a double major in history or philosophy. Future technical writers may want to take courses in information technology. The combinations of a B.A. English with a degree in another discipline are seemingly endless.

Depending on the combination you choose, your future possibilities could a career as a high school English teacher, screenwriter, speech writer, copywriter, author, editor, editorial assistant, archivist, creative director and book publisher.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • American Literature Before 1900
  • Interactive Narratives
  • Film and Belief

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Complete your application and admissions file by following these steps:

  • Complete an Application for Admission.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions.
  • Request your ACT and/or SAT scores be sent to ACU. ACT and/or SAT writing score is recommended.
  • Once we receive the above items, you will be considered for admission to ACU. You will be notified of your admissions status according to when your application was completed.
  • Should you be granted admission, you will be given access to confirm your admission, pay your enrollment deposit and submit your Housing Preference Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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  • In-State

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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