Expand Your World With English

Immerse yourself in the world of English. The Bachelor of Arts in English at A&M-Commerce offers a program customized to your interests and career goals. We provide passionate and professional faculty to guide you along your journey. Whether you want to pursue a career in writing, literature, linguistics, editing, film or any number of jobs that require a firm grasp of the English language, we’ve got your back. Apply today and unlock a world of possibility.

See Yourself Succeed with a Degree in English

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Dedicated Faculty

Engage with exceptional faculty who will teach you to read well and write often. Our faculty are committed to improving your analytical skills and offer insight into the use and structure of language, literature and film.

Enrich Your Education

Our multidisciplinary department offers a range of specialties from applied linguistics to film history. Our well-rounded programs will enable you to understand cultural and social differences within the framework of literature and languages.

Online and In-Person

The English department has a wide variety of both in-person and web-based classes to fit your schedule’s needs. Whether you prefer face-to-face or online lectures and instruction, you’ll find them both here!

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Writing Resources

Improve your writing skills through the Department of Literature and Languages. You'll have access to writing resources to strengthen your talents and sharpen your communicating skills.

Career Readiness

Thinking critically and communicating effectively. That's what employers are looking for. The College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts is dedicated to providing you the knowledge and resources for excelling in the workforce.

What you will learn

A bachelor’s degree in English will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to read critically and analytically
  • Develop your writing skills
  • Gain academic enrichment and professional preparation
  • Explore subjects you are passionate about with like-minded students and faculty
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Faculty Spotlight


The applications of an English degree are boundless. Your broad understanding of language, art and communication will make you an essential component of any team. Choose from a wide variety of careers in copywriting, publishing, web content, public relations, nonprofits and much more.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Writer and Author
Speech Language Pathologist
Postsecondary Teacher
Interpreter and Translator

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022

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What You Will Learn

Improve your reading, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills as well as gain insight into linguistics, philosophy and film. Prepare to enter graduate study or acquire essential knowledge for a broad range of professions with a tailored degree plan created with faculty consultation.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses including advanced writing: non-fiction, literary and research methods, and a foreign language of your choice.
  • Core courses within British literature, American literature, genre, language, theory and composition.
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Course Delivery

Designed for full-time or part-time students, our flexible program offers courses online and in-person at the main campus location. You can customize your degree plan to match your career interests and goals.

Student Profiles

Student Organizations

Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Membership in the Upsilon Beta chapter grants you opportunities for scholarships, internships, publication, fellowship and student leadership.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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