Bachelor of Arts in English, Writing, and Media
An English, Writing, and Media degree combines the liberal arts core curriculum with
those of professional writing – including writing for digital media – resulting in
a program that fosters critical thinking and written expression in a variety of practical
Today’s writer no longer writes for one medium. They must be adaptable to all forms including traditional, social, and digital – something that takes flexibility, creativity, and quick thinking (and writing too). Many companies look for multimedia journalists as they must post their story on multiple platforms in words, images, and video.
Interdisciplinary in nature, the English, Writing, and Media program enables students to bring different disciplines together to address complex issues in a fast-paced and highly innovative world.
What Makes English, Writing, and Media at Albertus Different?
- Hands-on, experiential learning
- Interdisciplinary perspectives
- Emphasis on collaborative work
- Personally invested professors
- Small class sizes
- Innovative, well-rounded programs
- Resources and opportunities for research
- Lively extracurricular activities
- Campus-wide events
- Service and community engagement
- Active career counseling
- Opportunity-building networks
- Access to internships and professional experiences
The Albertus English, Writing, and Media Degree Program
Students will undertake a practicum course where they apply what they have learned
to a real-world scenario. The practicum will align with their internship and be used
in a project at their internship site. This experience will allow students to gain
valuable experience in the field and apply their learning in a professional setting.
Careers for English, Writing, and Media are on the rise, being an essential function of the Constitution and Freedom of the Press. The average compensation for English, Writing, and Media Managers ranges from $49,000 for reporters to $75,000 for technical writers – one of the fastest growing fields in the industry.
Chair of Department of English
"The traditional English major has been part of the Albertus liberal arts curriculum since the founding of the College, and continues to serve a variety of students, including creative writers and teacher candidates. Our new major in English, Writing, and Media builds on the strengths of the traditional major while enabling students to acquire professional writing skills for working in print and digital media. The program also fosters critical thinking and cultural literacy through the study of literature, film, and television."
Where Will Your English, Writing, and Media Degree take You?
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau and Statistics categorizes English, Writing, and Media professionals as those with excellent written and verbal communications skills, knowledge of media production, and the tenacity to come up with something new and creative.
Possible career paths with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Writing, and Media include: