English Writing - Degree Programs | Geneva College

BA Major


Writing can transform - learn to write persuasively, passionately, and accurately

Writing helps us navigate life. Whether a memoir or a manual - good writing makes a difference. Geneva's pre-professional writing program introduces students to the diverse uses of writing and provides a foundation to be a faithful writer regardless of career or project.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Publish Your Writing

with opportunities at our newspaper, magazine, and poetry publications

Hone Skills on Capitol Hill

Partnership with Washington Journalism Center Program

Focus on Creative or Informational

flexibility to pursue topics you’re passionate about

Study Abroad

at schools such as Oxford University, University of Edinburgh, or Lithuania Christian College

Key Courses

Researched Writing

Learn to find the facts and how to present them as you practice investigative techniques, determine


Gain invaluable skills in the essentials of editorial writing, news editing, layout, and design, and fine-tune your work to make it the best it can be


Jump into the world of publishing and learn what it means to be a publisher, and how to get your work out into the world

Introduction to Creative Writing

Learn from John Steinbeck, Annie Dillard, Tobias Wolfe, and other great authors as you write short stories, poems, personal essays, and plays

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.

Employers like to hire people who know how to think critically and analyze information; that’s exactly what studying liberal arts at Geneva College teaches you, along with writing and communication skills that are vital to the success of any organization or employer

“The instructors want to help you, If you have an idea, they’ll help you reach it. Dr. Williams will help students try to get wherever they want to go.” - Abby, writing graduate

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Freelance Writing
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Marketing Agent
  • Grant Writer

Further your impact...

  • Further the gospel by helping with Bible translations within the linguistic field
  • Join the many Geneva writing graduates who have continued their education in universities across the world
  • Enter the world of publishing as a copy editor, publicist, or publisher

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