University of North Texas Department of English

The Department of English at the University of North Texas strives to promote a greater understanding of literature and culture; to add to literary tradition by fostering new works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction; to innovate in writing instruction; and to investigate the history of persuasive writing. Offering undergraduate and graduate programs covering a broad range of research and study, the department encourages intellectual independence and helps students to develop the skills of thinking critically, reading deeply, and writing clearly.

Participating students enjoy the advantages offered by a dynamic department that is growing in size, strengthening its faculty, building its resources, and raising its national profile. As students study English language and literature, they build a foundation that will permanently enrich their lives and prepare them for a wide variety of professional paths.