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B.A. in English Literature & Writing

Earn your bachelor's degree in English literature and writing from Marylhurst

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All students in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature & Writing program take a core set of courses designed to offer a solid foundation in literature and writing. Through these core courses, we seek to encourage critical engagement with literary and cultural texts, and infuse literary study with an understanding of the connection between literature, history and writing.

Specialize your English literature and writing degree

You may choose from three concentrations that emphasize different aspects of literary studies. Within each concentration, our core curriculum focuses on interpretation, composition and creativity.

Career paths for English literature and writing graduates

You will graduate from Marylhurst with skills in critical thinking, writing and analysis — skills highly valued by graduate schools and prospective employers. Graduates often enter professions or pursue graduate studies in fields such as teaching, publishing, law, journalism, university administration, library science, Web design, public relations and business.

 

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