Program Information
Degree Plan Options

Degree Plan - English

Credit Hours

120 Credit Hours

Delivery Methods

Victoria (traditional semesters)

Online traditional

Tuition & Fees

Rates per semester

Course Rotation

Secondary Teacher Certification

A Bachelor of Arts degree in English provides you with a liberal arts education that can be valuable in a wide range of jobs and career fields in educational institutions, advertising agencies, radio and TV broadcasting, public relations firms, business and nonprofit organizations, government agencies, literary agencies, professional associations. Want to learn more? Request information on the programs that interest you.

As a writer, you might write for:

  • book publishers
  • magazines
  • trade journals
  • newspapers
  • technical reports
  • online sites
  • company newsletters
  • radio
  • TV broadcasts
  • movies
  • advertisements

Common positions for a writer include:

  • news writer
  • journalist
  • technical writer
  • copywriter
  • publishing

As an editor, you might select and prepare material for publication or broadcast. You might also review, rewrite and edit a writer's work.

Common positions for a editor include:

  • executive editor
  • managing editor
  • assistant editor
  • copy editor
  • book production editor
  • publication assistant

You can also take classes toward teacher certification and, upon completion of certification exams, be qualified to teach English in high school. The University of Houston-Victoria program can provide you with a background to do graduate work in English, which can lead to a junior college or university teaching position. It can also prepare you for graduate work in other fields such as Law, Linguistics, Journalism and Communication.

Ready to learn more?

Request information or call us at (361) 570-4848 to get started.

Already a student and need advising? Kandace Henke is available at the Victoria campus for advising.