The Department of Languages and Liberal Studies offers a number of majors and minors to meet students’ intellectual and vocational needs including:
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in English may choose from either the literature track or the technical and professional writing track. Most courses for the writing track are available online.
Students who complete study in these tracks pursue a number of exciting future possibilities ranging from graduate school to teaching, law or medical school, the publishing field, journalism, or professional writing.
The Department of Languages and Liberal Studies at Fort Valley State University is meeting change head-on as we prepare students for various careers by providing them with skills and degrees we describe as their “passport to success.”
–Dr. Berlethia J. Pitts, Department Chair
The Languages and Liberal Studies curricula are designed to provide the communication, critical thinking, cultural, creative, service and philosophical components of traditional liberal arts. The department also provides required “core courses” taken by students in all other academic units. Courses in writing, literature, philosophy, French and Spanish assist students in meeting general education outcomes as required by the university and the University System of Georgia.
Courses offered by the department are designated as ENGL, FREN, SPAN, or PHIL.