English Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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English Degree

The English degree program at West Virginia University prepares students for the general study of the English language, with attention to the history and structure of the language, as well as communication skills, and the literature and culture of English-speaking persons. Students who graduate from the English degree program may pursue careers in writing, journalism, teaching, communications, marketing, linguistics, broadcasting, and more. Courses in the English degree program include communication theory, historical literature, including American and British literature. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer english degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the English Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree74
Master's Degree11
Doctorate Degree5

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male28
Female62

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic2
White82
Multiple Races1
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the English program at West Virginia University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, english language and literature teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.4% from 2014 to 2024

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering English Programs in West Virginia

English programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Bethany College

Bethany, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Glenville State College

Glenville, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • English (B)

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • English (B)

American Public University System

Charles Town, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • English (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007