Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025

English, B.A.

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Program Director: Eleanor Nickel, Ph.D.


The English major is ideal for students who love literature, language, and creative writing. Completing this major will prepare students to enter a single subject credential program to become a high school English teacher, and it will also prepare students for a range of other careers in editing, journalism, law, library science, publishing, and many other fields.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will read, interpret, and critique a variety of literary and non-literary texts that reflect a range of styles, historical periods, and cultural perspectives.
  2. Students will create a variety of literary and non-literary texts, demonstrating effective communication in multiple modes for multiple audiences and purposes.
  3. Students will articulate the diverse ethical, cultural, political, and religious contexts of literary texts.
  4. Students will use current disciplinary discourse, terminology, and research conventions.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

Degree Pathways

English, B.A. Four Year Pathway  

English, B.A. Three Year Pathway  

English, B.A. ADT Pathway    

Required Courses (36 Units)

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