The English Program offers undergraduate degrees in English and English Education, and minors in Literature, and Creative Writing. We also support interdisciplinary minor programs in Film Studies and Africana Studies. Our graduate program offers a variety of advanced seminars exclusively for graduate students. Research and teaching assistantships are available to qualified graduate students.
English Programs and Courses
Check out the amazing programs English has to offer! We have something to offer you, whatever your interests might be. Learn and be mentored by exceptional, award-winning faculty. Go West!
Dr. Margaret Mitchell, Program Coordinator
Dr. Patrick Erben, Head of English Graduate Studies
Shelly Elman, Chair of English, Film, Languages, and Performing Arts
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Summer/Fall 2020 Registration Info
(Students should see their advisor to have their advisement holds lifted so that they can register.)
Spring 2021 (not yet available)
In the News
It’s Eclectic: Updates coming to UWG’s Literary Magazine
The Eclectic is UWG’s platform for undergrad students to publish their content. Whether it be print or multimedia, the Eclectic provides a way to stay diverse, and allows all students to have an opportunity to showcase their talents. Now, the editors are working on a new way to further the publication’s ability to diversify, as well as make content more accessible to the public.
Helping Students Write Right
With finals approaching, many students may be struggling to write papers and the University Writing Center is preparing to help them succeed in doing so.
Former Poet Laureate of Georgia David Bottoms Returns to UWG to Deliver Chilling Reading
David Bottoms, former Poet Laureate of Georgia and UWG alumnus, returned to UWG on Oct. 18 to deliver a reading from his newest collection of poetry, Otherworld, Underworld, Prayer Porch.
New Certification in UWG English Program
UWG’s Department of English is offering a new certification program in Publishing and Editing.