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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Winter & Spring 2020 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:

External Programs:

  • Literary Undergraduate Research in English (LURE) Call for Papers
    • LURE is a scholarly journal seeking to publish research based essays written by undergraduate students in any of the following categories: literature, critical theory, cultural studies, or film. Deadline: January 13, 2020. More details available online: lurejournal.com/submit
  • Seeking Submissions for Vallum: Contemporary Poetry. (12/1)
  • Submit to the Oakland Arts Review 
  • Cleo Connection Pre-Law Program
    • Engaging under-represented pre-law students in lively, in-person 
      discussions with peers, law school faculty, and attorneys. Enhancing the 
      student's social perspective on the admissions process and law school 
      success! Register for free on our website.
  • Rangel Summer Enrichment Program (2/4)
    • ​​Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior planning a career in International Affairs or U.S. Public Policy? Do you receive need-based financial aid? These all-expenses-paid programs offer comprehensive summer 2020 experiences including courses (with transferable credit), a full range of extracurricular activities and career-development support, travel & room and board, and more - included!