Department of English and Modern Languages

You can complete a B.A. entirely online in a degree program that is one of the best in the nation in English.

The English and Modern Languages Department at UIS offers a B.A. in English, undergraduate minors in English and Spanish, and an M.A. with two concentrations: Digital Publishing and Digital Pedagogy.

What’s New:

  • Our newly designed M.A. with two distinct concentrations is entering its second year. Read more about it here or meet the students.
  • The Shelterbelt Creative Writing and Publishing Series is currently working to launch a press. For more information, see their Facebook page.
  • Our website has been recently updated. Look around and see what’s new.

Upcoming Events:

  • August 22: Full-Term and First-Half Classes Begin
  • April 10-16: National Library Week 10
  • April 14-15: Student Technology, Arts & Research Symposium
  • April 15: STARS Keynote: Danielle Evans reading
  • For more events, please see our events calendar

The UIS English and Modern Languages Department offers:

Best Colleges, National Universities, 2016

Student Bobby Bolt presents his work
Student Bobby Bolt presents his work
Undergraduate students discuss presentations
Undergraduate students discuss presentations

To learn more about our department, our mission, and what we offer our students, check out our About section.