English Course Descriptions

Looking for what classes we're offering, what books you might need, or a preview of what you'll study in our classes? Click on either of the links below to view our current graduate and undergraduate course offerings. 

Fall 2024 Graduate Classes

Summer/Fall 2024 Undergraduate Classes

Need more info?
For the most up-to-date list of classes offered, visit the dynamic schedule.
For questions about classes, consult our undergraduate advising page, graduate advising page, or contact the listed instructor.
To see what we'll be offering in future semesters, visit our two-year course rotation template.

Interested in studying literature, taking a writing workshop, improving your writing skills, or brushing up your teaching skills, but don't want to pursue a degree? You should apply as a Non-Degree Seeking Student.



Writing Memphis, 3rd edition. Katherine Fredlund (ed.)

Hard Copy ISBN: 978-1-5339-2428-5

VitalSource eBook ISBN: 978-1-5339-2884-9

The Norton Introduction to Literature, Shorter 14th edition. Kelly Mays. 

Hard Copy ISBN: 978-0-393-88630-6

eBook ISBN: 978-0-393-88629-0

Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates. 

ISBN: 9780812993547

The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Volumes 1 & 2, 3rd edition. Henry Louis Gates and Valerie Smith. 

Hard Copy ISBN: 978-0393911558