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Department of English

The Bachelor and Master of Arts in English degree programs at the University of South Alabama prepare students for jobs in many professional settings. English majors and minors are taught by talented faculty and field experts in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The English undergraduate program allows students to explore the study of literature and interpretation of novels, stories, poems and essays through critical approaches and writing, build the skills to craft meaningful creative work, and develop skills in professional writing and editing. Through classes, as well as research opportunities and internships, students build skills in critical reading and writing, research, and instruction that support a range of career fields in business and education.

 

 

▼   Announcements
  • Spring 2021 Themed Literature Surveys
    The Department of English has lined up some exciting, 200-level, themed literature surveys for spring semester.  Click here to see what we're offering.

  • Bachelor's in English Informational Meeting
    Are you interested in the bachelor's in English undergraduate degree program at the University of South Alabama. Students earning a bachelor’s degree in English explore the study of literature by interpreting novels, stories, poems and essays through critical approaches in discussion and writing. Attend a virtual informational meeting to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. (Central Time). Alumni, students, faculty and staff will be there to answer questions. Click here to register for the meeting.

  • Master's in English Informational Meeting
    Are you interested in the Master of Arts in English graduate degree program at the University of South Alabama? Join us for a virtual informational meeting to be held via Zoom on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (Central Time). Faculty, current students, and alumni will share information about the traditional Master's in English and the accelerated bachelor's to master's program. If you would like to attend the online informational meeting, please click here to register.

  • Oracle Has Arrived
    Hardcopies of the 19/20 edition of Oracle are here, and look and feel great! Swing by the South Alabama English Office (with a mask on) and pick one up for free!
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