Become a critical thinker, writer and speaker and an attractive prospect to employers with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from Southern New Hampshire University. SNHU's degree in English language and literature prepares you for a wide variety of careers by giving you the skills you need to stay competitive. Beyond the traditional roles of writers and teachers, English majors also go on to become doctors, lawyers, corporate executives, museum curators, historians, consultants, politicians and much more. Course offerings include world literature, writing workshops, literary theory and Shakespeare. 120 credit hours are required to complete this program.