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Major in English and Write your own future
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Choose English and Write Your Own Future!

Notice: The English Department is moving to Newport Hall, 610 goodman street, across the southern railroad tracks. patterson hall will be closed from may-august 2016.

An English degree is a versatile program that prepares you to communicate in the workplace, think critically throughout your education, interpret texts in and outside the classroom, research and write about your interests, and explore diversity in the world around you.

English graduates succeed as lawyers, teachers, web designers, writers, administrators, journalists, and business professionals.

The University of Memphis English program offers Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and PhDs.

The English Department allows you to write a degree program that will help you reach your career goals as you choose one of six concentrations: African American Literature, Creative Writing, English as a Second Language, Language and Linguistics, Literature, and Professional Writing.

You can also use an English degree to build your professional portfolio by participating in The Accelerated Bachelors to Masters Degree Program, studying abroad in the Czech Republic, an internship that partners with local businesses, department-sponsored lectures and interviews with world-renowned authors and scholars, and more!

The English major is flexible and works great as a second major or minor!

Ready to start writing your own future with an English Degree? Explore our website to learn more.

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