Faculty have a broad range of professional competencies in the study of literature and language and are trained to teach courses in British and American literature, linguistics, rhetoric, American culture, film, creative writing and composition.
- The department believes the study and teaching of literature and language to be an important means of preserving and vitalizing our humanistic tradition.
- The department serves every student in the College of Arts and Sciences by offering courses in composition, language and linguistics, literature, film and creative writing. Some of the most popular cluster courses at UMKC are team-taught by members of the English department faculty and faculty from other disciplines.
- In the past five years, English faculty have published 14 books, 22 articles, 16 book chapters, 14 essays, four short stories, eight interviews, and more than100 poems. In addition, we have won 62 grants and more than 20 prizes and awards from regional and national sources.
The full listing of student organizations available to UMKC students is available at: umkc.edu/getinvolved/student-organizations.asp
Explore career options for English majors at careeronestop.org.
Office of Admissions
120 Administrative Center
5115 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64112
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Students are encouraged to schedule a campus visit by visiting umkc.edu/welcome or calling 816-235-8652.
UMKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.