English department students

The Department of English offers instruction in literature, linguistics, creative writing, secondary education, and film. The English department is also the home of the Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS). The department’s literature program includes such varied subjects as African-American literature, Shakespeare, Film as Literature, and Contemporary Literature. The creative writing courses are intended for students who wish to develop sophisticated writing skills. These courses are intended not only for English majors and minors but also for students preparing for careers in such fields as law, business, government, and medicine. (Click here to learn more about what you can do with an English degree!) Through rigorous assessment, the English department maintains current and relevant programs.

For information not covered in Frequently Asked Questions or other areas of our web site, please contact Dr. Paul Yoder, Department Chair, by email at rpyoder@ualr.edu.