Bachelor of Arts in English
Washington State University

Program Details

Washington State University offers an online Bachelor of Arts in English degree that specializes in rhetoric and professional writing.  Students completing this English degree focus on applied writing and editing skills which are important in every workplace.  You will gain a broad understanding of the English language and literary studies along with reading, research, and critical thinking competencies.  Courses emphasize effective and persuasive writing in professional settings, as well as the ability to communicate technical or complex subject matter to any audience.  Graduates will have experience with digital tools and multimedia modes for research, writing, and publication, and, with an English degree, they are able to communicate information effectively and persuasively, in multiple contexts and settings, both textually and visually.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities