English

Overview

The undergraduate and graduate programs in English offer a wide range of courses in literature, rhetoric, composition, and literary, cultural, and digital media theory. Their overall purpose is to enable students to succeed in teaching, scholarship, and writing, or in other fields that value strong backgrounds in language, rhetoric, and the study of culture through texts, media, and traditions of discourse. 

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Degrees

  • English - BA, MA, PhD
  • English with Teacher Certification - BA

What Will I Learn?

  • Literature
  • Literary theory
  • Rhetoric
  • Composition
  • Media
  • The diversity of cultures
  • Teacher education
  • Philosophy and humanities

Example Courses

  • Integrated Reading/Writing
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Structure of Modern English
  • American Poetry
  • Technical Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • World Literature
  • British Literature
  • American Literature

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Published Writer
  • Teacher at all levels
  • Higher Education Professor
 

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$39,956

1st year

$51,421

5th year

$57,742

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
English

Phone:
817-272-2692

Address:
Room 203 Carlisle Hall