Bachelor of Arts in English
West Virginia State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in English is a technical writing degree program from West Virginia State University.  This English degree focuses on providing the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to succeed in writing and communications careers.  Using a student-centered approach to learning, this program helps students learn to prepare reports, technical documents, and correspondence while emphasizing a functional approach to the intersection of business and technical writing.  Coursework teaches skills in analytical thinking, critical reading, and various writing modes while teaching students about digital literacies, project production, and technical tasks such as copy editing and information design. 

Courses in this technical writing degree may include:

  • Technical Writing
  • Practical English Writing and Grammar
  • Introduction to Desktop Publishing
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Editing for Technical Writers
  • Digital Literacies

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA OR a minimum 2.0 GPA and eligible ACT/SAT test scores.