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Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication

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Become an Expert Communicator

There’s no doubt that good writing can change the world—whether it’s a best-selling book that brings together millions of readers, or a news article that rallies our society around a particular issue. If you’re passionate about using the power of language to enrich people’s lives, then Rosemont’s Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication is right for you.

With an emphasis on both theoretical knowledge and current trends, our program guides students in developing the diverse skill set needed for success in writing, editing, and publishing. To put their learning into action, our students have interned for local media outlets, top PR firms, television stations, publishing houses, universities, and radio stations.

Why Study English and Communication at Rosemont?

Rosemont’s intentionally small class size allows our students to make deep connections to their peers and professors, helping you find your unique voice and expanding your professional opportunities. Our intimate academic environment means that you’ll be an active participant in your learning: contributing to discussions, engaging with different viewpoints, and thinking critically about your own.  

We realize that figuring out your calling is a process, so English and Communication faculty serve as mentors, truly getting to know each student’s talents and ambitions. From discussing the best coursework for your goals to introducing you to career paths you may not have known existed, professors and advisors support you through every step of your academic journey.  

Outside the classroom, our location in suburban Philadelphia is a fantastic resource for hands-on learning and professional development. With renowned museums and libraries, literary publications, thriving independent presses and publishing houses, and many magazines and newspapers, opportunities for jobs and internships abound. 


Coursework Examples

  • Critical Approaches to Literature and Culture
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Modern American Literature
  • Writing for the Media
  • Introduction to Journalism

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Look Forward to a Successful Future 

Advanced reading and writing. Clear and effective communication. Critical analysis. Creativity. Research. The marketable skill set you’ll gain as an English and Communication major prepares you for success in a variety of fields, including publishing, digital media, journalism, public relations, library science, and many more. Jobs for graduates with a BA in English and Communication include:

  • Editor
  • Content strategist
  • Editorial assistant
  • Reporter
  • Social media director
  • Librarian
  • Public relations specialist
  • Marketing director

Contact English and Communication Faculty

Katherine Baker, MFA
Associate Professor, Writing & English
Discipline Coordinator
610-527-0200 x2339

Timothy Jackson, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, English
610-527-0200 x2464


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