Bachelor of Arts in English


$319 Per Credit

UW-Superior’s English major equips students to make effective use of the written word. You will learn how to think, read, write, listen and speak more effectively – all skills that are needed in a variety of roles in the workplace. Through the study of nonfiction and fiction literature, poetry, drama, novels and short stories, you will develop an understanding of American, British and world literary movements as you evaluate, critique and discuss them. Students who major in English at UW-Superior gain the skills to think critically, engage in evidence-based problem solving, and express themselves in multiple forms.

This program is available on campus or online.

Program Description

Through a major or minor in English or English Education at UW-Superior, you will be able to:

  • Thoughtfully analyze and interpret literary texts
  • Clearly express critical interpretations of literature
  • Comprehend both major and minor texts and traditions of language and literatures

Career Opportunities

With a degree in English, you’ll learn highly sought after skills, including communication (written and verbal), research and presentation, problem-solving, social and cultural awareness, information processing, attention to detail, organization, time management, and both individual and collaborative work.

A degree in English can lead to a wide variety of rewarding careers, including in the following fields:

  • Teaching and Education (at all levels)
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Editing and Writing
  • Business
  • Industry
  • Law
  • Library
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Entertainment
  • Human Resources
  • Content Management
  • Public Relations
  • Technology
  • Public Sector


Please visit the UW-Superior Admissions Requirements page to learn more about enrolling in this program and becoming a Yellowjacket!

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