BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

Explore various literary and composition genres as you earn your degree

Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) offers a Bachelor of Arts in English through the College of Arts and Sciences. Learn from a diverse and experienced faculty in small classes that offer students individualized attention. Literary course offerings give students a wealth of choices from Shakespeare to Gothic and writing courses let students practice different genres including creative and technical.

Composition courses taught in computer labs enhance the writing experience. Service-learning courses and


 
interdisciplinary courses such as Mexican American Literature, Literature of the Environment, and Literature and Gender offer new pedagogical approaches. The senior portfolio, part of the graduation requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, allows students to reflect on their studies and prepare for career opportunities and graduate school.

Students interested in teaching English at the secondary level receive a Bachelor of Arts in English. The degree requires courses in English and education.





Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.


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