Reading and Writing Your World
The University of Vermont's English Department offers comprehensive programs in literary studies that cover a vast range of human experience. Students learn essential skills in communication, persuasion, creativity, and critical analysis--qualities that are in high demand for any career.
The English Department has classes in British, American, and Anglophone world literature; rhetoric and composition; creative writing; critical theory; and cultural studies. Learn more: Discover English.
Film and Television Studies
Housed in the English Department, Film and Television Studies offers both a major and a minor. Courses explore everything from the aesthetic to the art of television and film. Learn more about the Film and Television Studies program.
Accelerated MA Program
Earn a Master’s Degree identical to our standard two-year MA on an accelerated timeline by beginning the work before graduating from UVM. Normally a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree takes six years. In the Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) you can earn both degrees in five years, saving both time and tuition dollars.
Study Abroad Opportunities
Expand your college experience and your horizons by studying abroad! Continue your studies overseas with the English department, we offer several opportuntities for students such as:
- Study Abroad in Canterbury, England with the Buckham Overseas Program
- Literary London Travel Course
- Walt Disney & American Culture Travel Course (FTS winter session)