Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate Major and Minors

JSU English offers several options for undergraduate students interested in English Studies and the careers of today.

An undergraduate degree in English gives individuals the skills they need to thrive in the 21st century workplace, desirable to most businesses and industries, or the foundation they need to pursue the Master of Arts in English:
  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Skills
  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Research
  • Writing
Bachelor of Arts in English

The English Minor, providing students with the skills listed above, is the perfect companion to any major. With the rise of digital technologies, there aren't many jobs that don't require writing expertise. To prepare for today's jobs, pair an English Minor with any of these majors:

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Film
  • History
  • Foreign Language
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Industrial Leadership
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Communication
  • Exercise Science and Wellness
  • Sport Management and Recreation Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Systems
English Minors

A Professional Writing Minor gives students the tools they need to succeed in the world of business today, from effective presentations and communications to social media marketing and editing.

Professional Writing Minor

The Creative Writing Minor develops students' freedom of expression through writing and overall creativity, while honing editing and analytical skills.

Creative Writing Minor