The Department of English and Modern Languages offers the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Professional English, and Communications. The Bachelor of Science degree is offered for students who major in the teaching of English. Each degree program stresses the effective development of expressive skills, both oral and written.
Undergraduate Degrees in English
The Department of English and Modern Languages offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional English and the Bachelor of Science degree for students who major in the teaching of English.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with Concentrations in Broadcasting and Journalism
This program’s curriculum offers students professional job-oriented courses in print, broadcast, online journalism and web-based productions and designs. A key cause of students' high interest in this Program is its hands-on, professional skills oriented practicum and internship program. Students spend two full semesters working on student newspapers and magazines such as The Collegian, The State, Advocate, Plenum, and university wide organizations, like Sports Information Department, University PR and Marketing, 1890 Research, Student Affairs, SCSU Public radio WSSB, student media, TV facilities, etc. In addition, students complete one to two semesters of professional internships in off campus newspapers, magazines, online media, and radio-TV and PR agencies. In the last two years, 21students from the Program have completed their professional internships in different local and national media outlets and agencies in Orangeburg, Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill/Charlotte, Atlanta, Chicago, Newark, and New York. Many of the twelve graduates from this Program are currently working in media related jobs in Atlanta, Charlotte, New York and New Zealand. One has been admitted to the graduate program of Northwestern University in Chicago. Illinois.