Jun 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English Minor


The Department offers a minor in English that requires 18 credits of upper-level courses in a program planned with an English faculty advisor. The goal of the minor is to give students not simply a collection of courses, but a coherent experience with English courses chosen to suit their needs and interests.

Program Requirements


The minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University’s Core curriculum) required for the English minor: 18. No more than a total of 6 credit hours can be earned at the 200-level. A grade of “C-” or better is required.

Each English minor program must meet the following specific requirements beyond College Writing or waivers:

Further information about the English minor is available from the English Department.

Introduction to Literary Studies (3 Credits)


Three ENG 300- or 400-level historical period courses (9 credits)


One must focus on a period before 1800 and one on a period after 1800.

Two Additional ENG Electives (6 Credits)


200-, 300-, or 400-level to complete the 18 credits required for the minor 

Students can select from courses in the following categories: Criticism and Theory, Writing, Interdisciplinary and Cultural Studies, Historical Period, and Electives. Information on all courses can be found on the English, B.A.  program page.