University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

English: Reading and Writing Your World

Why Study English?

Literary studies cover a vast range of human experience and confer essential skills in communication, persuasion, creativity, and critical analysis.

The English Department offers classes in British, American, and anglophone world literature; rhetoric and composition; creative writing; critical theory; and cultural studies. 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 BA plus MA takes six years.  In the Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) you can earn both degrees in five years, saving both time and tuition dollars. More»


Buckham Overseas Study Program


BOSP gives English majors the opportunity to study at the University of Kent (UKC) at Canterbury in England. More»



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