Humanities | Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

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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 Technical Communication

The Master of Arts in Technical Communication provides students with industry-focused training in technical writing, document design, usability, and project management. In addition to completing a core curriculum of four courses, students work with their advisor to select interdisciplinary electives that best meet their career goals from such areas as rhetoric and writing studies, applied linguistics, instructional design and technology, and nonprofit administration.

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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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