Majors in Language and Literature

Degree Programs

Degrees Offered:

English-Literature Emphasis (B.A)
English-Writing Emphasis (B.A)
English (B.S.Ed.)
Spanish (B.A)

What may I do with a major in English?

English is considered a “non-vocational” subject, which means there is not a definitive career path for majors. However, because there is a widespread demand for good communication skills, people with English degrees can be found in almost every career.

  • Writer—novels, poetry, play, scripts
  • Journalist—writing, reporting, editing
  • Freelance writer
  • Technical writing and editing for large corporations
  • Grant and proposal writing for various organizations
  • Editing for publishing companies
  • Copy writing, art direction, web page design for advertising agencies
  • Media relations
  • Social media writer
  • Legal assistant for law firms

What may I do with a major in English Education?

  • Teach middle/high school English
  • Teach English as a second language
  • Provide library/information services
  • Tutor in private learning centers or freelance
  • Work with nonprofit organizations involved in literacy
  • Missionary

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts/Spanish
Bachelor of Science in Education/Spanish

What may I do with a major in Spanish?

  • Entry-level professional positions include working in various fields such as
  • Diplomacy
  • Journalism
  • Customer service
  • Human resources
  • International business (foreign firms operating in U.S. and U.S. firms operating in other countries)
  • Advertising/marketing
  • Translate/interpret for
  • Sports organizations
  • Travel services for resorts and cruise lines
  • Legal, medical, and technical firms
  • Local, state, and federal agencies
  • Serve as a Journeyman with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention

What may I do with a Bachelor of Science in Education/Spanish?

  • Teach Spanish in K-12 schools, public and private
  • Teach in schools in other countries
  • Work with foreign students in exchange programs
  • Teach in adult education programs
  • Teach in other countries through the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention


Need more information click here

Dynamic Webchunk

This area will pull in the left side navigation.

Please do not edit this area.