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Academics

The English major empowers students by teaching them to read critically, think creatively, write clearly and express themselves effectively. FIU English majors enjoy a variety of professional and educational careers including: editing and publishing, teaching, technical writing, law, corporate and not-for-profit management, information technology and graduate study in English, Linguistics and other disciplines.

Degrees & Programs

Writing and Rhetoric Program

The Writing and Rhetoric Program teaches students to write effectively in academic, professional, and community contexts.

  • First Year Core
  • Upper Division Core
  • Upper Division Writing Courses
  • Graduate Writing Courses
  • Writing Across the Curriculum (Faculty Program)

Undergraduate

  • BA in English
  • BA English with English Education
  • Online BA in English: Writing and Rhetoric Track

We support several intellectually vigorous, interdisciplinary certificate programs that are an excellent addition to the BA in English. We encourage all our BA students to consider enrolling in one of our certificate programs today.

Graduate

Syllabi

Consult course syllabi for assignments, deadlines and grading policies.

Research

Our faculty challenge students to approach literature, linguistics, rhetoric and creative writing in new ways and conduct research that supports critical theory and practice in the study of English.

  • Resources

    Aside from English being among the Most Sought-After Job Skill, earning your degree in English provides strong skills that are high in demand and opens versatile career pathways. 

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    CASE Resources

    • Prospective Students
    • Current Students
      • Graduate Students

    FIU Resources

  • Opportunities

    • Barbara Gordon lecture series
    • Richard Blanco Fellowship in Creative Writing
    • Humanities Edge Program - apply for internships through this program for MDC-to-FIU transfers
    • Henry Truby Prize for Graduate Linguistics Students

    CASE Opportunities

    • Scholarships & Fellowships
    • Internships & Jobs
    • CASE Events
    • Clubs

Opportunities

  • Barbara Gordon lecture series
  • Richard Blanco Fellowship in Creative Writing
  • Humanities Edge Program - apply for internships through this program for MDC-to-FIU transfers
  • Henry Truby Prize for Graduate Linguistics Students

CASE Opportunities

  • Scholarships & Fellowships
  • Internships & Jobs
  • CASE Events
  • Clubs