English Minor

College of Arts and Sciences

For information contact Patrick Hamilton, PhD

The English minor is designed for students who enjoy literature and who wish to develop further their critical reading, thinking and writing skills, as a preparation for professional life or for personal satisfaction and development.

Minors in English must complete twelve (12) credits of courses in English, in addition to fulfilling their ENG Core Curriculum requirements, based on the following distribution:

1. ENG 310: Introduction to Literary Studies (3 credits)

2. ENG 401: Major Author(s) (3 credits)

3. Major Electives (6 credits); any 200-, 300-, or 400-level literature course (including ENG 415: Selected Studies in Literature & ENG 470: Internship) in ENG may be used to fulfill this requirement. Upper-division writing courses may not be used to fulfill this requirement.