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Bachelor of ArtsEnglish Concentration

SMC’s customizable Bachelor of Arts Degree is an interdisciplinary degree program that allows you to customize your education by choosing two concentrations. Choosing an English concentration will educate you in the literary arts and finer points of language.

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Degrees that put you to work

Be ready. Your SMC degree will prepare you to step right into the work world with a solid academic foundation. You’ll also benefit from the Camak Core professional development program as part of your degree. The Camak Core courses give you the opportunity for practical experiences and workplace skills development while you’re still in college. After graduation, you’ll succeed faster, feel more confident and adjust much more quickly to working life. 

It’s your future – pick your degree pathway

Your plan for the future starts with choosing the degree program that works for you. Matching your interests with your degree and career path gives you a better chance of success and enjoying what you do. With an English concentration, you will be fully prepared to pursue almost any career that emphasizes the ability to put thoughts and information into clear and/or compelling writing. 


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Degree Plan

All the knowledge (and skills) you’ll need

An English concentration will put you on a path to a number of careers in the literature or language arts. Students will have the opportunity to study classic and modern literature, contemporary writers, ethnic literature, advanced composition, and more.

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What You’ll Do with an English Degree

Bachelor of Arts Degree graduates will have a wide range of job prospects available to them. With an English concentration, those options include: 

  • Editor 
  • Technical Writer 
  • Librarian 
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Journalist 
  • Marketing Associate
  • Social Media Content Writer
  • Librarian
  • Copywriter
  • Author
  • Content Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Public Relations Associate
  • Publisher

Affordable for a Reason  

Thanks to our generous scholarship and financial aid opportunities, it’s likely you’ll pay way less than you think for an SMC education. You may even be able to attend tuition-free! Check it out for yourself!

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What’s Camak Core

It's our for-credit career readiness courses that give you workplace skills now, so you can stand out to employers later.

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