"My English degree is the foundation of my career. If you can write, you can do anything."
~ Jimmy Daly
"My professors taught me how to think creatively, read analytically and write persuasively. "
~ Michael A. Iannucci
"My studies provided a solid background in literature and honed my critical skills for my own writing."
~ Catherine Carter
"I made lifelong friends and I got my butt kicked intellectually. I’m eternally grateful for both."
~ Alexander Long
"The friendship and support of my mentors helped me to grow tremendously as a writer."
~ Erinn Batykefer
"I became an Assistant Editor in less than two years with my English degree."
~ Rachel A. Gearhart
"I use my English degree to advocate for my clients. The program helped me become a better writer & thinker."
~ Mary Akhimien
"I honed my writing & research on diverse issues of the human condition, focusing on ethics and civic justice."
~ Brian Byrd
"An education in the humanities helps to render the world into a language that is profound, mysterious & complex."
~ Rachel Eliza Griffiths
"My internships & editorial work at UD prepared me for a challenging but ever-rewarding career as a reporter."
~ Wallace McKelvey
"My job demands perfection when it comes to grammar, accuracy and objectivity, and it needs to happen fast."
~ Matt O'Donnell
"I found my passion for counseling students and helping them stay on track to attend college."
~ Sara Linton
"I got a great job teaching 9th grade English and film studies and will soon pursue my master's degree."
~ Kelly Emery
"Taking a variety of English courses allowed me to master and teach the modes of discourse to my own students."
~ Danielle Allen
"I secured my job prior to graduation at a UD teacher job fair. "
~ Melissa Paparozzi
If you seek to have credits from another institution accepted by the Department of English at UD, first determine your situation from the options below. Please visit the University Transfer Center website for instructions on transferring non-English coursework.
ENGL110 Critical Reading and Writing is a required course of all undergraduate students at the University. Transfer students who have taken a comparable course at another institution may apply for exemption from the ENGL110 requirement. Be sure the class is not a literature course; to qualify for exemption the class must be a rhetoric/writing and composition course studying non-literary sources.
Attach to one email the following (do not embed your materials into the email or attach anything other than in the format requested):
Please note: We will process only those submissions that contain these specified attachments.
In your e-mail, please provide:
Your full name, student ID number, date of birth, college, and major here at UD.
A brief statement explaining why you believe the course should transfer and exempt you from taking ENGL110.
Due to the large number of requests and the amount of materials to be assembled and reviewed, please allow at least four weeks for a response.
Please send all required materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact:Aundrea Youngaundreay@udel.eduEnglish Department210 Memorial Hall302-831-1609
English Department assigns a UD equivalent for English courses or for
courses similar to those offered in the UD English Department (such as
theater or film).
Contact:Professor George Millermiller@udel.eduEnglish Department120 Memorial Hall302-831-1970
To establish equivalency for a course already transferred, bring in or
send via e-mail to Professor Miller the following materials:
photocopy of the course description in its official catalogue. Identify
the university that offered the course. If it is available online, you
can submit a printout of this or send the link via e-mail.
separate sheet (or provide the information in your e-mail message) with
your name, student ID number, local phone number, and e-mail address.
Before you take the course, contact the University of Delaware Transfer Center
located in the Student Services Building. If the course you wish to
take is not in the Matrix, someone there will give you the contact
information of the appropriate person from whom to obtain approval.
For an English course not yet taken, bring in or send via e-mail to Professor Miller the following materials:
Transfer Credit: Post Admissions Form.
This form is available at the Student Services Building. Fill in all
information EXCEPT for the equivalent UD course. If you are expecting
transfer credit for a particular UD course, identify the course by
number and name on a separate sheet of paper.
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