Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers an online Bachelor of Arts in English degree designed to help students prepare for teaching careers, jobs as editors and writers, or graduate work at the master's or doctoral level. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics in:

  • British, American & World Literature
  • Creative, Digital & Professional Writing
  • Specific Genres

Requirements

A bachelor completion program requires 120 credits, including transfer credits.

  • A minimum of 30 hours at the lower-division
    • Preference granted to those with 60 hours or an associate’s degree
  • Two English Composition courses with a grade of C or better
  • Two literature courses (historical surveys preferred) with a grade of C or better
  • One writing or rhetoric or grammar course beyond ENG 101 and ENG 102 with a grade of C or better
  • An application letter 
  • A GPA of 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission