Explore English at Bay College

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Why English?

A degree with a concentration in English can be helpful no matter what the career path.  Bay College’s English courses will give students a solid foundation in writing and analytical thinking.  Taking courses in writing and literature can prepare students for a wide variety of careers.  Any career or profession that requires analytical skills, writing skills, and research skills will benefit from a degree with a concentration in English.


Why Bay College?

The English program at Bay College offers a variety of English courses in composition, research, literature, technical writing, and creative writing. While at Bay, students can earn an associate’s degree with a concentration in English. Its English courses are designed to transfer to other colleges and universities.  The writing students do for Bay College English classes (and works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry students do on their own) is also eligible for publication in Serendipity, the Bay College student literary magazine published each spring.  In addition, each fall, Bay College participates in the annual Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND) writing contest, open to any Bay College student.  Many Bay College students have received top honors (including monetary awards) in the statewide competition.

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Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Pedagogy
  • Literature
  • Technical Writing

Career Opportunities

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