English Major, Bachelor of Science, St. Louis | Maryville University

BACHELOR’S
IN ENGLISH

BACHELOR’S
IN ENGLISH

ENGLISH

The Tools to Persuade,
the Power to Inspire.
The Tools to Persuade, the Power to Inspire.

When you can write well, read carefully and argue persuasively, you can do just about anything.

The English program at Maryville University helps students develop skills in the analysis, discussion and criticism of literature. Maryville’s blended program of study focuses on contemporary and classical literature, as well as rhetoric, composition, creative and professional writing. English major careers can include anything from teaching to publishing novels, or attending law school.

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

students in English class

Maryville English majors develop skills in the analysis, discussion and criticism of literature. They build a solid foundation with the two-semester Survey of English Literature course and a senior capstone project, but the rest of your program is tailored for your career needs. Choose from courses such as Fairy Tales in Literature and Film or Contemporary American Fiction and Nonfiction.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

students in innovation lab

Maryville partners with corporate and civic organizations in the greater St. Louis region and beyond to provide students with opportunities to experience hands-on involvement in real-world projects. Partners of the university include:

• Edward Jones
• Maritz
• Rawlings
• Mercy

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WHY MARYVILLE

ONLINE ENGLISH PROGRAM

Bachelor’s in English Online

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THE BIG PICTURE

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, online publications and services are growing in number and sophistication, spurring demand for writers and authors, especially those with Web, multimedia, language and communication skills.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$118,760

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MEDIAN

$61,820


JOB GROWTH

8%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

10,000 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

64
%
SELF-EMPLOYED
10
%
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
10
%
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*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Pursue your passion for the written word, the astounding story, or the airtight argument with an English degree.
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