B.A. English, Writing Emphasis

A B.A. in English with a Writing Emphasis helps students narrow their focus into exploring a variety of writing styles by combining traditional and contemporary literary works with a comprehensive writing curriculum.


Job Outlook
Graduates with a B.A. in English with a Writing Emphasis can expect to find a rewarding career in journalism or publishing.


With a B.A. in English with a Writing Emphasis, graduates can find job opportunities ranging from administration, arts management, events management, finance, general management, teaching, research, media organizations, publishing companies and advertising marketing and public relations agencies


  • Copy Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Creative Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • Magazine Journalist
  • Web Content Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Media Researcher

Annual median pay for advertising, promotions and marketing managers

Faculty Profiles

Kristin Denslow, PhD

Department of English
Associate Professor

Renard Doneskey, PhD

Department of English
Professor and Department Chair

Jayne Doneskey, MA

Department of English
Assistant Professor