Undergraduate & Graduate Degrees in Washington, DC

English (B.A.)

Trinity’s English program invites students to explore all types of literature from Shakespeare to recent works, and to examine how the authors treat topics of social relevancy, including gender and ethnicity. In addition to reading and discussing texts, students also learn to improve their own writing, including fiction, poetry, and business writing.

The analytical and writing skills developed through the study of English serve graduates of the program in their workplace, where the ability to communicate clearly in written form is important for career success.

Students study English at Trinity as a major, minor, or as elective courses.

Why Study English (B.A.)

Employers are always looking for individuals who can think critically, respond intelligently, analyze and synthesize information, and communicate thoughts and ideas, especially in writing.  The skills developed through the study of English provide a wide range of career opportunities in areas such as publishing, teaching, advertising, event planning, business management, editing, and public relations.

English (B.A.) Careers & Internships



  • Public relations manager
  • Journalist
  • Copywriter
  • Columnist
  • Information specialist
  • Proofreader
  • Librarian
  • Staff writer
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Teacher/professor
  • Publisher


Recent Internships

  • Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Heads Up Literacy Program
  • Institute on Religion & Public Policy

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