Academics

Get excited for opportunities to engage with great courses and research!

Looking for a course for next semester? Want to know about exciting new course opportunities? The English Department lists all our courses offerings for the semester on the courses page of our website (select term and year in the top search box and hit apply to switch to another semester). In addition to extended course descriptions, the semester’s boilerplate is also available so students can easily see how courses will fulfill major requirements.

Students interested in research opportunities should consider the English Honors Program (if you have three semesters left until graduation) or peruse our listing of English specific research opportunities

This is an edited page of course postings maintained by the English Undergraduate Office. Opportunities listed do not constitute an endorsement by the University of Maryland English Undergraduate Office; screening has not taken place. Individuals are advised to make their own inquiries.

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Fall 2019 Boilerplates 

ALL English majors MUST meet with an English advisor before their registration block can be lifted. Call 301-405-3825 or stop by 1128 Tawes Hall to schedule your appointment!  

Campus Programs:

  • UMD Writing Center Summer Hours
  • TESOL Program through College of Education at UMD
  • 2019 ARHU Service Awards (5/13)
    Once a year we have the chance to celebrate those individuals who epitomize the College’s highest standards of commitment, performance and dedication. Please consider nominating worthy individuals.
  • ARHU Presents: Minor in Arts Leadership 
    • Provides students with the opportunity to acquire the practical and strategic skills to become leaders in the arts, whether as artists, as entrepreneurs in the business of the arts, or as cultural leaders in government and non-governmental agencies. Apply here
  • ENGL433: American Literature, 1914 to the Present (Online Summer Session II 2019)
    • The course will begin with discussions of how the First World War shaped the concerns and aestehtics of literary modernism. Moving from this conventional topic, we will consider how concerns of race and gender intersect with or are occluded by the traditional narratives about the effects of the First World War. Throughout, we will be alert to how the effects of the war resonate with issues of today.
  • LGBT 350: Speakers Bureau (Fall 2019 Course)
    • Want to educate UMD students on topics important to LGBTQ+ students? Want to improve your public speaking skills? Interested in using your story to change hearts and minds? Become a Peer Educator on life as an LGBTQIA+ student at the University of Maryland! Educate your peers, and contribute to improving campus climate for people of all sexual orientations and all gender identities and expressions.
      Enroll in LGBT 350 to become part of Speakers Bureau in Fall 2019!
  • Pre-Law Related Courses for Fall 2019
    • Fall 2019 registration is approaching! Are you pre-law or interested in the law? Register for these unique courses that will be offered:
      • MLAW 358N: CITIES, CRIMES, AND THE CONSTITUTION
      • MLAW358O: SPECIAL TOPICS IN
        ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
      • MLAW358U: THE POLITICS OF
        IMMIGRATION LAW
    • If you have any questions, please email us at mlawprograms@umd.edu or visit our website: mlaw.umd.edu 
  • Earn 3 credits by studying Charles Dickens this summer at the University of California, Santa Cruz!
    • The week-long event features classroom discussions, plenary addresses on various aspects of Barnaby Rudge, and a highly social setting that will put students in conversation with students and scholars from around the world.
    • Learn more info about how to receive academic credit for this experience here.
  • Maryland Student Researchers

External Programs: