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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of English Language and Literature


Undergraduate Program

Welcome to Undergraduate English at the University of South Carolina! We're a dynamic group of some 500 majors and 60 of the most distinguished and exciting professors on campus.

Why Major in English?

Want to know why you should pat yourself on the back if you're already an English major, and why you should hurry up and become one if you haven't already? Click on the image to the left to check out the Top 10 Reasons to Major in English at the University of South Carolina.

Have questions these pages don't answer? Drop by our office, 114 Humanities Office Building, or contact the Undergraduate Student Coordinator at (803)777-2138.

If you're already an English major, these pages should provide you with information about how to make the most of the major and all the options and opportunities it affords you. If you're thinking of joining us, we invite you to read these pages, consult with our professors, and let us know if we can answer any questions.