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Writing and Linguistics

Arts & Humanities

The Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University is one of only a handful of free-standing writing departments across the country. It is also a unique academic department in Georgia’s system that provides all undergraduates with a solid foundation in critical thinking, effective writing, and familiarity with current writing technologies, such as word processing, desktop publishing, email, web page design, and computer-mediated communication.

General Information

College of Arts and Humanities

GPA Requirement 2.0
Department Website Department of Writing and Linguistics
Degree(s) Offered
  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Linguistics
Possible Employment Settings
  • Book Publishing Company
  • Business Services
  • Newspaper
  • Education Services
  • Magazines
  • Federal Government
  • Creative Writing
  • Poet/Lyricist
  • Corporate Publishing Departments
  • Printing/Publishing Company
  • Radio/TV Stations
  • News Writing/Broadcast Firm
  • Caption Writing
  • Copy Writing FirmSelf-Employed/Freelance Writer
  • Research Institutions
Occupational Opportunities
  • Movie Critic
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Poet
  • Historian
  • Restaurant Reviewer
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer/Director
  • Travel Writer
  • Proofreader and Copy Maker
  • Advertising or Sales Representative
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter/CorrespondentEditor
  • Sport/Talent Agent
  • Technical Writer
  • University Professor
  • Medical Writer
  • Assignment Editor
  • Research Worker
  • Encyclopedia Writer
  • Columnist (newspaper, magazine)
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Commentator
Professional and Student Organizations
Salary Information
Internet Resources

Last updated: 2/17/2020