UC Blue Ash College

English Program

The Associate of Arts degree in English offers students with a solid foundation in literary studies and creative writing as part of a compre­hensive general education. This program also provides students with a seamless transition to UC's College of Arts and Sciences, where students can work toward a bachelor’s degree or minor in English.

Where It Will Take You

The UC Blue Ash Associate of Arts degree in English fulfills all UC general education requirements. In addition, the program fulfills most first- and second-year program requirements for students who want to transition to tracks in Creative Writing and/or Literary and Cultural Studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Any student who successfully completes this two-year program meets General Education requirements for humanities and literature, quantitative reasoning, natural science, foreign language, social science, historical perspectives, and diversity and culture. 

Career Possibilities

Most careers in liberal arts disciplines require four-year degrees. Once students complete the degree in English, they will find that many employers value the skills they have developed: the ability to analyze, solve problems, write and think creatively.

Possible Career Paths

  • communications
  • public relations
  • marketing
  • journalism
  • politics
  • government and nonprofits
  • education
  • human resources
  • publications editing and writing
  • business and account management
  • social media management
  • sales
  • advertising

Transition-Oriented Program

The English program provides an excellent general education foundation for students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree at the College of Arts and Sciences. Students at UC Blue Ash College enjoy small classes and well-qualified faculty, as well as the many benefits afforded through study at a university ranked among the nation's top 25 public research institutions. Learn more about transition-oriented programs.


Contact Information

English & Communication Department
Email: baacdsup@ucmail.uc.edu