Department of English & Modern Languages

The English Program at Florida A&M University has a broad goal of utilizing humane approaches to prepare students who can think critically, write with clarity and correctness, and engage in effective communication.

Cultivating The World's Next Generation of Thought-leaders ~
The Department of English and Modern Languages at Florida A&M University prepares students to analyze and explore the worlds of literature and language. Our students open their minds to multiple perspectives on the ever-changing world around them and endless career possibilities.

Students pursuing a degree in English are exposed to various research pathways as they broaden their sense of what it means to communicate and find meaning.

Our department prides itself on cultivating the world's next generation of thought-leaders and creatives by encouraging interdisciplinary study and developing critical thinking skills.

We invite you to learn more about what a degree in English from Florida A&M University can do for you.


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Degree Programs

Our graduates have become change agents in academia, creative writing, K-12 and higher education, law, the non-profit sector, and many other exciting career fields.

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The Department of English and Modern Languages offers a Bachelor of Arts in English.

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The Department of English and Modern Languages offers a Minor in English with two offered concentrations: Writing or Literature

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What We Have To Offer

Inside the Department of English and Modern Languages

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About Us, Faculty & Staff

Our distinguished faculty are nationally recognized scholars, noted creative writers, and offer courses that stimulate student interests and incorporate their research interests. 
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CAKE: A Literary Journal

CAKE, a literary journal, publishes creative pieces from students and faculty across the University community. 
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English & Modern Languages Courses

A complete listing of courses offered in the Department of English and Modern Languages 
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English Literary Guild 

The department sponsors the English Literary Guild, a major-run organization that hosts literary scholarship, creativity, and professional development opportunities. 
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Spring Literary Forum

Since 2009, the Spring Literary Forum has brought a divers collective of renowned writers, artists, and scholars to FAMU’s campus to expand the worldviews of students, faculty, and alumni. 
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Writing Resource Center

The FAMU Writing Resource Center has firmly established itself as a viable English resource that promotes the academic and professional success of FAMU students, faculty, and staff. 
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Assistance for CLEP and CLASP Students

The Department of English and Modern Languages offers assistance to any student enrolled in the university who passes the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test in freshman communicative skill but who needs additional parctical writing experiences.

The department offers assistance to any student enrolled in the university who passes the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test in freshman communicative skill but who needs additional parctical writing experiences.

It is recommended that such student enroll for a minimum of three (3) semester hours in a 2000 or 3000 level composition course. Other specialized courses in composition are also offered to meet the needs of students in written communication.

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Contact Us

We invite you to learn more about what a degree in English from Florida A&M University can do for you!
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