B.A. in English

Degree Guide Key:
Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD


Our Bachelor’s degree in English from Midway College is flush with flexibility and opportunity. Our faculty will help you create a program that meets your specific needs, whether that targets further study or the demands of the contemporary workplace. At Midway, your English major courses will focus on critical thinking and responding to diverse readings. This major provides a solid framework in British, American and world literature essential for graduate study.

Employers can be confident that you, as a Midway graduate with a humanities degree, will be skilled at linking your studies to the work world: making inferences, drawing conclusions and anticipating consequences for the future. Career options for English graduates include law, editing, research, education, training, journalism and publishing. Find out how to earn your degree in English studies today!

Available through: WC

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 37
English Major Requirements* 42
Introduction to Literature (ENG 210) 3
Introduction to Literary Criticism (ENG 215) 3
Linguistics and History of the English Language (ENG 300) 3
Women's Literature (ENG 301) or
Women as Literary Characters (ENG 303)
Studies in World Literature (ENG 305) 3
Professional Writing (ENG 312)   3
American Literature Survey I (ENG 313) 3
American Literature Survey II (ENG 315) 3
British Literature Survey I (ENG 327) 3
British Literature Survey II (ENG 328). 3
Shakespeare (ENG 405)   3
Poetry (ENG 320) 3
Major Playwrights (ENG 330) 3
Senior Seminar Proposal (ENG 497) 1
Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar (ENG 498) 2
Electives   45
Total 124

*A minimum grade of "C" in all major courses required for graduation.