The Department of English offers a wide variety of courses designed to improve students’ reading, writing, and critical thinking skills in a variety of intellectual and professional contexts and enhance their ability to analyze literature and culture. The Department is home to undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for careers in both the public and private sectors, including education, law, professional/technical writing, web design, journalism, and publishing, as well as any field that requires well-developed writing and communication skills. Degrees earned in the Department of English open doors to exciting and productive careers and allow students to engage in conversations with the recent and distant past.
The English program at UHD offers undergraduate majors in either
Professional Writing. English degree students have the opportunity to select one of three program concentrations: English Education, Creative Writing or Film Studies.
The department offers two master’s degree programs:
Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition (MARC)
Master of Science in Technical Communication (MSTC)
Dr. Mike Duncan is published in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the problems of anonymous peer reviewing.
Daniel Peña Furthers Creative Writing Program's Legacy
BA in English graduate Maritsa Leyva Martinez is recognized for her work as a community writer as she completes an MFA in Creative Writing at Arizona State University