Deepen your understanding of language when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in English degree online from Ashford University.

Gain a rigorous foundation of writing and critical thinking skills. Analyze how language and literature shape culture and identity. Your online courses include theory, linguistics, and composition, in addition to surveys of literature.

You will understand new insights into the social, philosophical, and moral themes that are crucial to a just society and global community.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of various English literary genres and works in their historical, analytical, and sociopolitical contexts
  • Develop the ability to write creatively, clearly, and concisely
  • Develop critical thinking skills through intellectual inquiry
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate significant English literary ideas and themes into a personal worldview
  • Evaluate the power of language relative to ethnicities and gender
  • Analyze how writing, language, and literature function to shape human culture and individual identity
  • Apply effective independent research skills


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