The Bachelor of Arts in English gives you the opportunity to pursue your degree completely online. This degree will prepare you to read and write critically in a variety of print and digital genres and develop strong literacy skills.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Complete your degree in a condensed timeframe. Consult your academic advisor for options.

ASU's online Bachelor of Arts in English degree will provide you with a solid cross-discipline selection of high-quality courses from the ASU Department of English while still having complete control over your daily schedule. The program is taught by experienced ASU faculty members, who also teach on-campus courses and do research in their field of expertise. Through integrated study, you will be prepared for a variety of careers that require teamwork, analytical interpretation, problem solving, strong and effective oral and written communication, and leadership skills. In addition, you will practice how to express complex ideas for a specific audience and purpose and utilize research tools for writing and other modes of communication. Further, you will develop contextualizing skills, which will allow you to situate texts within their historical, cultural, critical, and rhetorical situations.

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  • Top 5 for best qualified graduates, according to Wall Street Journal.
  • Top 20 for humanities research, according to the National Science Foundation
  • 20,000 enrolled students, 89 undergraduate majors, 134 graduate degrees and 22 interdisciplinary schools and departments
  • $115 million in research expenditures
  • #1 most innovative university in the U.S.

Calendar

Next Start Date:

07/03/2019
Most Innovative

Faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members including:

  • 306 Endowments
  • 12 Named Chairs
  • 14 Named Professorships
  • 1 Pulitzer Prize Winner
  • 1 MacArthur Fellow
  • 3 Nobel Laureates

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Upper Division Hours:

45

Major GPA:

2.0

Cumulative GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in English have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

With a degree in English, students' career options are virtually endless. English majors can pursue employment in the following fields:

  • Business
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Professional and technical writing
  • Public relations
  • Publishing

ASU Online Story

Learn about student experiences as they earn their English degree online at ASU Online.

Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission
Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.

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