With a degree in English, you will become an incisive, culturally responsive writer and critical thinker. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate with different audiences by skillfully interpreting language and producing engaging content. With options for specialized concentrations or a broad approach, you can tailor the major to your career goals.
The field of English covers a range of disciplines: creative writing, cultural studies, film studies, linguistics, literature, professional & technical writing, and rhetoric & composition. Many of our classes are offered both online and face-to-face.
This degree builds flexible, highly valued skills that you can use across industries like Arts & Entertainment, Data Analysis, Education, Editing & Publishing, Healthcare, Information Technology, Journalism, Legal Services, Marketing, Nonprofit Administration, and Public Relations.
Our faculty of practicing writers and scholars are dedicated to building a learning community of future professionals. We prioritize one-on-one mentoring, career preparation, and networking opportunities to help you succeed.
Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all major courses.
Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.