With faculty specialties in literature and health, science and literature, law and humanities, creative and professional writing, digital humanities, and more, our Department of English teaches you to analyze texts and communicate effectively through a variety of perspectives.

The department offers two Bachelor of Arts degrees, minors in English and Writing, and courses required for the Bachelor of Science Secondary Education degree with a concentration in English/Language Arts.

In addition, the department is the entry point for UNE's innovative HuMed program.

Degree programs

Minors and tracks

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...I chose UNE because it seemed like a good-sized school, with kind, intelligent people, and it offered a great academic culture in which I knew I could thrive.

One-of-a-Kind Location

As a student in one of our Department of English programs, you study on UNE's scenic Biddeford Campus, where the waters of the Saco River flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Over the years, this confluence of natural resources has inspired students and faculty from around the world. Recently named the youngest city in Maine, Biddeford and its twin city, Saco, boast an up-and-coming, hip downtown offering delicious eateries, exciting social and cultural events, and more. With the transformation of the old Biddeford/Saco mills into restaurants, breweries, housing, fitness facilities, salons, and retailers, there is something for everyone to explore in downtown. Looking to try a new type of food, grab a coffee, or shop for locally-made clothes? Biddeford/Saco has it all.

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