English Program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Main Office: TAMU-SA Main Campus, One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224. 
Our department office is in the Central Academic Building 348 and our phone is (210) 784-2225.


Welcome to the English Program!

The English Program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio engages students’ intellectual imagination. We offer two undergraduate degrees in English—a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in English with Secondary Teaching Certification—and a Master of Arts in English. In addition, undergraduate students can minor in English. Our classes cover all periods and major genres of American and British literature, plus courses in rhetoric and composition, multiethnic literatures, visual studies, women’s literature and gender studies, and more.

Students in English learn how to think critically, reason carefully, communicate effectively, and appreciate excellent writing and literary expression. Our small classes mean a low student-to-teacher ratio; consequently, students will study with professors passionate about teaching and actively engaged in academic research. The English Program supports frequent on-campus academic and cultural events including readings by visiting writers.  Such events are typically planned in collaboration with the program’s sponsored student organization, The Literature Club.

Students who graduate from the English program are prepared for graduate and professional schools, as well as careers in teaching, technical and professional writing, editing and publishing, information services and technology, government and non-profit agencies, among other fields.

Please follow the sidebar links to learn more about our programs, courses, and people. For specific queries, please use the contact information listed below.

  • For more information about the English undergraduate program, contact:
    James Finely
    Office: Central Academic Building, room 319B
    Phone: (210) 784-2257
    Email: James.Finley@tamusa.edu

For more information about the English graduate program, contact:
Dr. Jackson Ayres
Office: Central Academic Building #318A
Phone: (210) 784-2229
Email: jfayres@tamusa.edu

For more information about the Writing Center, contact:
Dr. Katherine Bridgman
Office: Central Academic Building #318D
Phone: (210) 784-2236
Email: ktbridgm@tamusa.tamus.edu

For more information about the Minor in Mexican-American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies, contact:

Dr. Adrianna Santos
Office: Central Academic Building, room 319A
Phone: (210) 784-2278
Email: Adrianna.Santos@tamusa.edu