English (BA)

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Earn your Bachelor of Arts Degree in English at Pittsburg State University. 

Analyze great works of British, American, and international authors. Through the English program at PSU, engage with the ideas and themes found in the best literary works of history. 

Hone your skills in grammar and sentence structure to write thought-provoking pieces. 

The English curriclum is designed to be comprehensive and well-rounded. Dive into the works of major authors! Explore multiple time periods, genres, and themes.

5 Emphasis tracks to choose from!

Focus your degree on a topic of interest. English students can select 1 of 5 emphases.

Reagan Greenwood on her PSU experience.

"There are not words to accurately describe my gratitude for PSU’s
English program. Not only did I meet some amazing people and read
mind-blowing novels, but I also learned skills and techniques that
landed me a job I love."

English graduates find jobs as:

  • professional writers
  • grant writers, editors
  • web content developers
  • legal assistants
  • academic advisers
  • business managers

Many of our students are accepted into graduate school. PSU English majors go on to earn their M.F.A., Ph.D., or other professional certificates.

About English and Modern Languages Department

The Department of English and Modern Languages offers baccalaureate degrees and a master’s degree program. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs are offered in English and in Modern Languages. A master’s program is also offered in English. The department offers minors in English, English Teaching, Creative Writing, French, Professional Writing, and Spanish.

Summer and Fall 2023 Course Descriptions

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