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Human Behaviors, Cultures, Languages, and Literatures

English Studies

Bachelor of Arts


  • Regionals
  • Major
  • On Campus
  • Online

Make Your Mark on the World

Students pursuing the BA in English Studies develop advanced skills in writing, reading, critical and creative thinking, and problem solving. In addition to analyzing complex texts and data, students learn to write for a variety of audiences in print and digital media.


Department of Languages, Literatures, and Writing

Rentschler Hall 232

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Students can take courses online, in-person at Hamilton and Middletown, or a mix of both.

Curriculum and Courses

The BA in English Studies reflects the rich and varied nature of the discipline, allowing students to pursue coursework in literature, creative writing, professional writing and rhetoric, cultural studies, and linguistics. The flexible curriculum allows students the opportunity to pursue minors and second majors. English Studies classes are taught by our award-winning faculty who are dedicated to student success.

  • ENG 169 Disability and Literature
  • ENG 298 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies
  • EGS 301 Writing and the Professions
  • EGS 319 Medical Writing
  • EGS 422 Creative Thinking, Reading, and Writing

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates have opportunities for careers in government, nonprofits, and industry, including positions in print and digital publishing, editing, content writing, corporate communication, public relations, and human resources. It is also excellent preparation for law school and graduate programs in English and Library and Information Science.


Raelyn Duening
  • "I liked the open-ended nature of the degree and the fact that you aren’t limited to one type of job. I think the EGS major can open up so many different paths for people and prepares you for a variety of careers.”

    Raelyn Duening '19
    Grant writing for IKRON Corporation

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 5 of Ohio’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

    U.S. News & World Report

  • 98.4% of 2021-2022 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

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