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Undergraduate Students

Students can earn a bachelor of arts in literary and cultural studies, professional writing and editing, or creative writing. A BA in English develops skills in communication, research, critical thinking, and focused creativity. A BA in English deepens your understanding of people and cultures. A BA in English offers small class sizes and award-winning teachers.

When you major in English, you major in everything.  Contact our advising office in 102 Colson!

SpeakWrite Certified Program™.  The bachelor of arts in English is also a  SpeakWrite Certified Program.  SpeakWrite Certified programs incorporate and develop students’ written, verbal, visual, and media communication skills.  Students completing an English major automatically fulfill WVU's writing and communication requirement.  A list of SpeakWrite-certified English courses  will open in a new window.

Undergraduate Course Catalog   Fall 2023 Course Flyers