Bachelor of Science in English & Writing / Journalism
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in English and Writing – Journalism equips students to research, investigate, and write journalistic content. This program provides practical training in critical thinking, technical writing, literary analysis, and methods of research. Every industry needs writers who are adaptable, creative, persuasive, and skilled communicators. Liberty’s B.S. in English and Writing is designed to equip students to excel in these areas and leverage compelling storytelling, engagement techniques, and effective marketing to connect with readers. Learning from the experience of New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury, students will gain insight into the business of writing, editing, and publishing which will equip them for success in the field. As journalism and writing are heavily influenced by the politics and values of the author, Liberty’s program will help students to navigate the pitfalls of this discipline and learn how to stay true to biblical principles. This program will help students who want to pursue journalism and writing roles in any industry, want to become freelance writers, or want to enter the publishing industry. Students who earn Liberty’s B.S. in English and Writing – Journalism will be prepared for writing roles such as editors, independent authors, journalists, professional bloggers, reporters, and speechwriters.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Proof of English language proficiency (international students)

School Accreditation Statement

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.