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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, 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.

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Student Research Grant Opportunity with Center for Plain English Research and Study

small blue arrow to indicate a link New graduate degree: a Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition (MARC)

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The Department of English

S. Dahlberg, PhD
Department Chair
Office: 1045 South
Phone: (713) 221-8013

V. Robertson, PhD
Administrative Assistant Chair

W. Waters, PhD
Director of Composition

A. Roundtree, PhD
Coordinator of M.S. in Professional Writing and Technical Communication

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