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Undergraduate Students

Thank you for your interest in the undergraduate programs in the Department of English. We are one of the most popular choices for a major for University of Memphis students so you know you are in good company when you study English with us. We know choosing a major is a difficult choice so please contact us if you have questions.

If you are already a student, please review the pages here to find answers to your most common questions. If you are still left with a question about your degree program, don't hesitate to contact us.

For more information about the English undergraduate programs, contact the Undergraduate Advisor, Dale Williams, Patterson 471, 901.678.4500,

The English Department offers the following undergraduate concentrations:

African American Literature
Creative Writing
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Language and Linguistics
Professional Writing

We also offer online BA degrees in the following concentrations:
African American Literature
Professional Writing

For more information about online degrees as well as other online course offerings, including required core courses, visit the Online Degree Program page.

Resources For Undergraduates:

2 Year Course Rotation Template
Course Offerings with Descriptions
English Undergraduate Advising Office
Important Forms
Undergraduate Catalog
English Honors Program
First-Year Writing Program


 Current Courses

Undergraduate Advising

Online Degree Program

 Important Forms
 Undergraduate  Catalog
 Honors Program
 First Year Writing  Program

 Two-year Course  Rotation Template  (.pdf)

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