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BA in English - Communication

The Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication program at Regent University is designed to help students develop or advance their communication skills for variety of professional settings. Find out more about this program below.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Those considering the BA in English - Communication at Regent University should be interested in learning how to communicate and have a passion for literature and composition. All applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication can help students to develop their communications skills and knowledge for a variety of fields and platforms, including public relations, marketing, advertising, and social media. Students enrolled in this BA could achieve a wider understanding of different levels of communication, including small groups, public and mass communication. This program also addresses both interpersonal and organizational forms of communication and is designed to help students consider the principles of conflict resolution as well as learn about public and persuasive speaking.

Learning Format:

Online and on-campus

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication:

The BA in English - Communication program requires 120+ credits which includes general education, English major, and communication cognate courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements (48 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Introduction to Christian History and Thought
  • Public Speaking
  • Regent Foundations of Success
  • English Composition
  • Research and Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Math for Liberal Arts
    • Statistics
    • Calculus
    • Discrete Math
    • College Algebra
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology I
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • US History I to 1877
    • US History II from 1877
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Introduction to Economics
    • Microeconomics
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish 1
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

English Major Courses (24 credits)

  • Literature of the U.S.: Beginning - Civil War
  • Literature of the U.S.: Civil War - 21st Cent.
  • British Literature: Middle Ages - 18th Cent.
  • British Literature: 19th Cent. - 21st Cent.
  • The Art of the Essay
  • Studies in World Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • English Senior Seminar

English Elective Courses (12 credits)

  • Students select four of the following:
    • Introduction to the English Language
    • Milton & the 17th Century
    • Restoration & the 18th Century
    • British Romantics
    • Victorian Literature
    • 19th Century Amer. Renaissance
    • Amer. Realism and Naturalism
    • Lit. of the Amer. South
    • Modern American Poetry
    • Modern American Fiction
    • Medieval English Literature
    • English Renaissance Literature
    • Special Topics
    • Advanced Independent Study
    • Internship

Communication Cognate Courses (12 credits)

  • Students select four of the following:
    • Foundations of Communication
    • Communication Studies
    • Persuasive Communication
    • Communicating in the 21st Century
    • Group Communication
    • Organizational Communications for Professionals
    • Writing for Strategic Communication
    • Communication Ethics

General Elective Courses (23 credits)

  • Students complete 23 credits of 100-400 level courses from any discipline

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

BA in English - Communication graduates could consider further education options, such as enrolling in a master's degree program. A master's degree program could allow students to develop advance communications skills, gain an area of specialization with the communications field, or prepare for increased work development opportunities.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • M.A. in Journalism
  • M.A. in Communication - Political Communication
  • M.A. in Communication Studies
  • M.A. in Strategic Communications
  • MBA in Marketing

Career Paths:

The BA in English - Communication program is designed to give students the opportunity to learn how to communicate effectively in a corporate and marketing based platform. After successfully completing the degree, graduates may be able to seek careers in areas of sales, radio and television, public relations, marketing, and more. Some of the positions graduate may consider include:

  • Corporate communications specialist
  • Speech writer
  • Sales representative
  • Public relations specialist
  • Digital communications manager

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