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About English Majors

ULM graduates with either a Bachelor's and a Master's degree find a variety of post-graduate employment, from technical writing and grant writing to teaching and business administration

With a degree in English, you have a wide range of career options, having been trained to read, produce, and evaluate all kinds of documents from Volkswagen maintenance manuals to scientific treatises, from legal briefs to poetry and graphic novels. English students produce creative, technical, and scientific writing, practice editing and proofreading, and interpret documents and texts. With various internship opportunities, students in the English Program gain valuable experience that positions them well for post-graduate employment. 


The English program prepares students with skills in critical thought, problem solving, and writing; provides a scholarly environment in which faculty and majors flourish; and produces graduates who excel as scholars and professionals.

News & Bulletins

ULM English professor elected a member of MLA forum executive committee

ULM English Faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Oldfather has been elected to the Modern Language Association forum executive committee for "Cognitive and Affect Studies" for a five-year term, 2019-2024. 

ULM announces freshman essay contest winners

The University of Louisiana Monroe’s English program hosted its annual Best Freshman Essay Awards Ceremony Monday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. in the media room on the 6th floor of the university library.
This essay contest is held each fall for English 1001 students to demonstrate their writing abilities and creativity.






Student Resources

The Write Place

An informal and comfortable space where writers can talk about their writing concerns with tutors who are willing to listen, share, and respond. 

Computer-assisted Composition Classrooms
CCC gives all ULM students access to a sophisticated computer-assisted writing environment.