Read. Write. Analyze.
Hone your literary skills as you explore the written world through a BA degree in English, at NGU.
You’ve Got (Many Ways) with Words
Pursue a variety of professions rooted in English. Writer/author of course. But also, grade school teacher, college professor, journalist, editor, librarian, public relations specialist, legal assistant, lawyer … you get it!
Nearly every profession uses the English language in some form or fashion. Study English at NGU and unlock countless career possibilities.
What Can I Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in English?
English is a rich and versatile language that opens doors to diverse opportunities and forms the backbone of effective communication. Through the study and mastery of English, you’ll gain the ability to express thoughts, share ideas, and engage in meaningful conversations.
Whether in writing, speaking, or interpreting literature, the power of English lies in its capacity to connect people across cultures and bridge understanding.
Embrace the beauty of language as you explore the depths of literature, hone your communication skills, and become a proficient communicator capable of making a lasting impact through the written and spoken word.
Freelance Writer or Author
Teacher or Professor
Experience Learning While Perfecting Your Craft
Literary professionals review your work. Then, the English department’s award-winning magazine, “The Mountain Laurel”, publishes it. Fine-tune your talents and gain exposure. Your win-win, at NGU.
Help others improve their writing as you tutor fellow NGU students. Engage in peer-review/editing opportunities with your classmates. Serve others while sharpening your ability to read, write, teach, and critique.
Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society
English majors who meet the admission requirements may pursue internships, apply for academic scholarships, and submit articles to Sigma Tau Delta-sponsored journals and online publications. It’s one more way to expand your professional network through NGU.
English Beside Experienced & Faithful Writers
Study English and Expand Your World
Evaluate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Carrie Blackaby Camp ’12
When she wasn’t in class, she could often be found studying in one of the rocking chairs outside White Hall.