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LSC-University Park English Department

The Lone Star College-University Park English department offers courses that teach students to think for themselves and become culturally diverse while providing a strong foundation in academic writing and critical thinking. Students benefit threefold: academically, professionally, and personally.

Courses Offered

Credit English classes include English 1301 and English 1302, which focus on composition and rhetoric techniques, and the research process. Upper-level courses on British, American, and World Literature survey authors and their writings from various time periods. Upper-level courses in Technical Writing, Creative Writing, and Forms of Literature are also available. Classes are offered during the day, evening, and on the weekends with online and hybrid options available.
The courses below are a part of the English program at LSC-University Park:

  • Dual Credit Program: High school students can receive college credit by taking Dual Credit English classes while attending local area high schools in participating school districts.
  • International Studies Program: High school students can receive credit by taking Dual Credit English Classes while attending local area high schools in participating school districts.
  • The Honors College: Courses in English provide students the opportunity to conduct cross-disciplinary projects utilizing a wide variety of analytical forms, including rhetorical and literary analysis, as well as creative writing.

Upcoming Events






November 19, 2019 ReadUP! Guest Speaker Dr. Mona Hann-Attisha 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a physician, scientist, and activist who has been called to testify twice before the United States Congress, awarded the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. To learn more information visit the ReadUP! website. LSC-University Park, West Dining

Sponsored Organizations

ReadUP!: ReadUP! is a campus read program centered around a single book that strives to challenge students, staff, and faculty to think critically and engage in thoughtful discussion throughout the academic year. ReadUP! is designed to encourage all members of the campus community to participate in an interdisciplinary campus-wide collaboration that develops the relationship between academic learning and campus and community involvement. 

Puente Program: A nationally recognized program that has helped students achieve their college goals through innovative writing instruction, intensive academic advising, and guidance from mentors. Learn how to become a member here!

The Mighty Pen: Join The Mighty Pen a writing club open to all students! Through writing workshops, analyzation of written works and special events, The Mighty Pen explores the many applications of writing both in an academic setting and within creative work.
Faculty advisers:

Uproar: The literary/arts magazine of Lone Star College-University Park published every spring. LSC-University Park students may submit work or join the staff.

For submission forms and guidelines, visit LoneStar.edu/UProar or the contact faculty advisers:


Writing Lab: Writing Lab is located in the Student Learning Resource Center. It provides free academic coaching and additional services to help students strengthen their writing skills. Students enrolled in any course that requires any type of writing can get individual help at the Writing Center. Our professional, experienced writing coaches also provide help with resumes, scholarship and transfer applications, and even writing emails.

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