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120
Credit-Hour Major
5
Year Combined Degree Option

Degree

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English Communication at 马会论坛’s

A degree in English Communication helps students hone communication skills. Students integrate critical thinking and writing skills with media-production skills. Because the degree is rooted in the humanities, students explore various areas in literature and theory to develop their metaphorical thinking and creative abilities.

The English Communication degree examines how the power of language and image is used to promote the common good as students wrestle with how their own communication practices enhance not only their personal and professional pursuits but also their engagement in the civic realm.

Program of Study

The Bachelor of Arts in English Communication at 马会论坛鈥檚 University is a unique interdisciplinary degree plan. The program offers students the opportunity to hone their critical thinking and writing abilities, integrating these with media-production skills, in preparation for rewarding careers and enriched lives in a rapidly changing world.

Students are prepared for careers as professional writers. English Communication majors graduate having trained in several writing styles for areas such as journalism, public relations, technical writing, publication writing and corporate communication. 

  • Degree Plans

    Students can pursue a bachelor’s in English Communication:

    Students can also pursue a 5-year combined degree program:

  • Courses

    Highlighted courses include:

    • Persuasive Writing
    • Argumentation and Debate
    • Contemporary Literary Criticism
    • Language of Peace
    • Principles of Marketing

$134,435
Median annual earnings for Public Relations Managers
+11.87%
Expected change in employment demand for Technical Writers over the next 10 years
11-to-1
Student-to-faculty ratio


What can I do with a degree in English Communication?

English Communication majors graduate with skills in areas such as journalism, public relations, technical writing, publication writing and corporate communications.

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Freelance writing/editing
  • Technical writing
  • Broadcast media
  • Trade, professional or consumer publications
  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Teaching (with certification)
  • Human resources
  • Retail management

Internship Opportunities

Recent graduates have interned and worked in settings such as:

  • ABC News
  • Archdiocese of San Antonio
  • CNBC
  • Entravision Communications Corporation
  • KSAT-TV
  • Rackspace
  • San Antonio Parks and Recreation
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Sea World San Antonio
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Travis County District Attorney鈥檚 Office
  • USAA
  • Valero Energy Corporation


Outside the Classroom

Students participate in a variety of activities throughout campus including:

  • Writing or photography for
  • Writing for or joining the editorial board of
  • Presenting at the annual
  • Organizing or reading poetry at Poetry and the Engaged Citizen events
  • Participating in the Community Reading Experience
  • Writing content for social media channels related to campus departments or organizations

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