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 the humanities, writing, literature, law, medicine, ministry, business or graduate studies, we've got your back. Apply today and unlock a world of possibility.

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Faculty Spotlight

Shannon Carter, Ph.D.

Humans are inherently storytelling creatures. This is our refrain. This is how we know who we are–…

Lucy Pickering, Ph.D.

The best part about attending A&M-Commerce is that you are not a number. You are an individual w…

Ashanka Kumari, Ph.D.

I am motivated by people. As a teacher, that's students; as a researcher, it's the people most i…

Gavin P. Johnson, PhD

If teachers trust students to engage in difficult, rigorous and rewarding work, together we invent p…

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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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
Producer and Director

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Course Delivery

Designed for full-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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