Bachelor of Arts

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Are you a deep thinker with effective writing skills? Do you enjoy reading and learning about the human condition through books? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English.

The English major offers a broad and balanced approach to the discipline emphasizing genres, periods, major authors, central themes, and emerging trends. Focusing not only on primary texts, but on essential cultural, historical, and theoretical contexts as well, our courses help students to develop crucial skills of critical reading, thoughtful inquiry, and effective communication that will transfer to a wide spectrum of professional careers.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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Sample English Classes

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EN 300: Literary Analysis

Introduces and develops advanced approaches to thinking and writing about literature.

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EN 354: British Literature Survey

Surveys significant works of British literature from the Romantics to the present.

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EN 388: Creative Writing

Provides a workshop in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. English program, including course requirements and application materials.

English Career Paths

Social Media Manager

Social Media Managers are in charge of developing and nurturing the brand, messaging and tone of a company or organization through social channels. Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn are just a few examples of where this professional can be found interacting with followers.

Technical Writer

Technical Writers are professional communicators charged with simplifying the complex. These professionals research and create through various media such as electronic, print, audio/visual, and even touch. Examples include manuals, white papers, design specifications and e-learning solutions.

Public Relations Specialist

Public Relations Specialists manage a company or organization's reputation and brand. Public Relations Specialists can expect to find new media opportunities, continue existing media relations, and champion positive public awareness.

Editor and Content Manager

Editor and Content Managers are responsible for managing brand identity through the publishing of relevant content. Editor and Content Managers should expect to oversee a content team, provide guidance and drive results.

Grant Writer

Grant Writers are responsible for the preparation of grant proposals that are required to apply for financial grants. Grant Writers are typically employed by educational institutions and non-profit organizations.


Lawyers are responsible for the research of legal issues and the analysis of laws, regulations, and rulings. Lawyers should also expect to formulate legal documents such as wills, contracts and court appeals.

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How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. English program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in English is offered by the English Department within Regis College.