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  • UAB student publications focus on poetry, work by women writers, professional writing, literary arts, and more.
  • New trends debunk the idea that a liberal arts degree is a career dead end. Forbes recently reported that tech hubs across the U.S. are "discovering that liberal arts thinking makes them stronger."

About the Program

Have you ever wondered how you can harness your reading, writing, and language skills into a lucrative career? With an English degree from UAB, you can learn how powerful expression and communication can be in the worlds of media, law, medicine, and many more.

In fact, practically every job you can imagine depends on communication. That's why our program is so diverse. You can choose to learn the science behind the English language, study the greatest authors of all time, hone your creative writing skills, or prepare to write in a professional setting. You'll also have the opportunity to write for a student publication, complete a capstone project, work as an intern, or research for a thesis in the English honors program.


  • Creative Writing
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Professional Writing

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This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

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If you are a current student and wish to change your major, be sure to speak with your current advisor(s). Find your advisor(s) listed on your student profile page when you log in to BlazerNET.

Then you can change your major on BlazerNET. Find more information here.

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