Degree type(s): Bachelor's; Minor
Degree field(s): Humanities
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

English Bachelor's Degree Program

Four-year degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)

The English program at the University of Mary introduces students to the great texts of the Western tradition as an encounter with the good, the true, and the beautiful. Students examine literary form in light of related fields such as History, Philosophy, and Theology. In addition, students develop the thinking and communication skills that are essential to students’ future careers as college graduates.

English Degree Program Highlights  

A graduate of the English program at the University of Mary:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the mechanical, historical, and rhetorical significance of language usage.
  • Identify and explain the formal elements of texts and how they contribute to a text's meaning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of traditions, periods, movements, authors, genres, and works of literature.
  • Persuasively explain literary value in terms of aesthetics and other literary theories.
  • Produce relevant, credible, eloquent, and well-researched arguments about literary texts.
For a list of courses for the Loading..., please visit the catalog.

Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship! 

Some scholarships are available for specific academic programs, such as nursing, while other scholarships are available for certain student populations, such as military and veteran students

We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package. 

Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education. 

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.