Bachelor of Arts in English in the Humanities

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in English in the Humanities program is available both on campus and 100% online and is a 120 credit Undergraduate degree. This faithfully Catholic program is designed specifically for the person who has an interest in a liberal arts education.

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Coursework

The B.A. in English in the Humanities program courses include:

  • Art
  • English
  • Literature
  • Speech

Additional Philosophy courses beyond the requirement may also be used as Humanities credits. These courses develop the student’s ability to express and articulate abstract concepts to a broad audience.

A candidate for the B.A. in English in the Humanities is required to complete all course work detailed in the degree plan. The specific degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in English in the Humanities may be found in the Degree Plan below.

Bachelor of Arts in English in the Humanities Degree Plan

    Study At Your Own Pace

    Students can pursue the degree at their own pace by studying three semesters per year, and by taking more than the four courses per semester.

    Double Major Option

    Students desiring to double major need to complete at least 30 credits in each of any two of the areas below, with 9 of those credits in upper-level coursework (300 or above) within each major. Students interested in pursuing the double-major option will work with their academic advisor to shift an elective from a non-major area of study into a major area of study.

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      Are Transfer Credits Accepted for the B.A. Program?

      A maximum of 60 credit hours with a grade of C or higher will be accepted for transfer into the B.A. program, provided credits are from accredited colleges, have not already been used for a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and are applicable to the B.A. degree. Of accepted transfer credits, only fifteen may be in a student’s area of concentration. Acceptance of transfer credits is at the discretion of the Academic Dean. The college also accepts CLEP testing (see the CLEP testing policy).

      Beginning July 1, 2015, students may transfer into their degree program as many as, but no more than, 60 credits.

      1) Freshman, 0-29 credits
      2) Sophomore, 30-59 credits
      3) Junior, 60-89 credits
      4) Senior, 90-120 credits

      How Do I Apply?

      Applicants for the B.A. program should follow the Undergraduate Admissions procedures. Applicants must be able to show proficiency in both English and Mathematics, either evidenced by previous college experience or by proficiency exam.

      What Are Available Career Paths With This Degree?
      Career possibilities with an Bachelor of Arts in English in the Humanities include but not limited to:

      Education
      Admissions Counselor 
      Technical Writer
      Copywriter 
      Speech Writer
      Copy Editor
      Legislative Assistant
      Lobbyist  
      Legal Assistant 
      Military Service 
      Social Services
      Public Relations Personnel
      Customer Service Personnel
      Human Resources Personnel
      Youth Services Personnel

      Faculty

      Program Director:

      Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson
      ctoolin@holyapostles.edu

      Online Department Chair
      B.A. English in the Humanities, Online – Prof. Cynthia Gniadek

      On Campus Department Chair
      B.A. English in the Humanities, On Campus – Dr. Arden

      For a full listing of our faculty, please visit Faculty Listing.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      How does it take to complete the Bachelor of Arts degree?

      • The Bachelor of Arts degree students can pursue the degree at their own pace by studying three semesters per year, and by taking more than the four courses per semester.
      • There is a 6 year time limit from entry into the program for completion of the degree requirements.

      Is the program flexible for working individuals?

      • Our 100% online courses provide the flexibility for working or busy individuals. 

      Are the Faculty members faithful to the Magisterium? 

      • All members of the faculty must be approved by the bishop in order to ensure fidelity to the magisterium.
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