BA Program

BA Program

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

The liberal arts English program at Millersville University, with its humanistic focus, is designed to give BA students a background in literature, language, writing, and related fields of study, as well as knowledge of themselves. Students are exposed to both the rich cultural heritage of the past and the most promising creative work of the present. One of the major aims of the program is to assist students in communicating effectively and logically in any choice of profession or vocation. Upon completion of this course of study, English majors from Millersville should be qualified for admission to graduate schools and other professional training programs, and they should be well prepared for careers that require writing and research skills.

Major Requirements for a BA in English

Selection of a Minor

All BA candidates must declare a minor no later than the end of their sophomore years. The minor may be chosen from a variety of offerings designed and approved by individual departments. The English Department's advisory program is designed to aid BA students in choosing minors that best fit their aptitudes and career goals: anthropology, art, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, economics, foreign languages, geography, history, international studies, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, print media studies, psychology, sociology, and theater are among possible fields of study.