English Department Group

Majors and Minors

Catalog Information

Career Opportunities for English Majors

UMHB English Program at a Glance

For a more detailed explanation of what to look for when choosing English Programs, please refer to this brochure.


Course Category Required? More than one required? Total Number Offered
British Literature Yes Yes 2
American Literature Yes Yes 2
World/Cultural Literature Yes Yes 2
Creative writing Possible* No 2
Advanced Skills Possible* Possible 3
Literary Theory Yes No 1
Author/Period/Genre Course Yes Possible 4

* Students who choose the Teacher Certification degree plan.

Professional Development

Course Category Required More than one required? Total Number Offered
Intro to the Major/Prof Issues Yes No 1
Internship Yes No 1
Capstone/Senior Seminar Yes No 1

Distinctive Learning Experiences

Opportunity Offered? More than one?
Study Abroad Yes Yes*
Undergraduate Research Yes Yes
Student Publication Opportunities Yes Yes
Workshops/Festivals/Speaker Series Yes Yes
English-Specific Student Organization Yes Yes

*In addition to the bi-annual English study abroad (May minimester), students can also participate in opportunities through London Studies, Spanish, and the Applied Humanities Minor.