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The BA degree program in English is offered completely online. This broad undergraduate program prepares students for an ever-expanding variety of careers or for continuing their studies in graduate and professional programs. Students supplement a core focused on critical reading and writing with courses chosen from literature, linguistics, creative and nonfiction writing, to develop a customized program of study.
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Degree programs in English and film and media studies prepare students for a variety of careers in diverse fields. Employers seek workers with strong writing and communication skills and the ability to think critically. Some of the most common professions for English majors are in these fields:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||9.4%||$64,480|
|Education Teachers, Postsecondary||10.3%||$64,020|
|English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||9.8%||$64,910|
|Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers||7.6%||$61,820|
|Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors||-5.1%||$52,100|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||7.5%||$59,170|
|Interpreters and Translators||17.7%||$47,190|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).