Humanities | Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

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Communication

The Department of Communication at the University of Memphis helps its undergraduate majors to understand more fully what communication is and how it can be applied effectively in a variety of contexts and settings. The program provides needed background and skills that help to make students successful in their chosen professional careers, as well as prepare them for advanced graduate study.

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English

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Memphis is proud to offer the online Bachelor of Arts in English. This degree requires a total of 120 credit hours, 60 hours of which are general education requirements, 27 hours of which must be taken in the major while the remaining hours are lower and upper division elective credits.

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History

Online B.A. and M.A. program in History, courses taught by dedicated online instructors and tenure/tenure-track faculty, ranging from ancient to modern content, global in scope.

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Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy offers an online BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Applied Ethics. This program focuses on ethical theories and ethical problem-solving in the context of a number of professional domains including medicine, law, and business.

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Liberal Studies

Designed for those seeking the personal enrichment provided by progressive learning, the liberal studies degree encourages the development of intellectual skills necessary for lifelong learning—critical reading, scholarly writing, and the art of interpersonal communication.

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Graduate Programs

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Master of Arts in English with a Concentration in ESL

You can now earn an M.A. in English or a Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language completely online with UofM Global. Students in the Teaching ESL/EFL concentration take 11 classes [33 credits] for the M.A. and 5 classes for the Certificate that help them develop expertise in second language acquisition, cross-cultural issues, language policy and planning, and second/foreign language instruction.

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Master of Arts in History

Online B.A. and M.A. program in History, courses taught by dedicated online instructors and tenure/tenure-track faculty, ranging from ancient to modern content, global in scope.

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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at the University of Memphis allows students to customize an interdisciplinary course of study. Within this program, students are able to achieve specific personal and/or professional development goals and to turn valuable skills, generated through unique developmental opportunities outside the classroom, into graduate credit.

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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language

You can now earn a Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language completely online with the University of Memphis' eCampus. Students in the Teaching ESL/EFL concentration take 5 classes for the Certificate that help them develop expertise in second language acquisition, cross-cultural issues, language policy and planning, and second/foreign language instruction.

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