English Minor

Grade Requirements:

A grade of 2.0 or better in all courses used toward the minor.

Credit Hour Requirements: 21 credit hours required. The number listed in parentheses after each course is the number of credit hours.

English Courses Required (15 credit hours)

  • ENGL 3080 Critical Approaches to Literature (3) (early in minor)

Writingone of the following (3 credit hours):

  • ENGL 3100 Professional & Technical Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3210 Advanced College Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3250 Fiction Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3270 Magazine Article Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3280 Biographical Writing (3)

Languageone of the following (3 credit hours):

  • ENGL SI3010 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
  • ENGL 3030 Structure of English (3)
  • ENGL 3040 History of the English Language (3)
  • ENGL 3050 Grammar, Style & Usage for Advanced Writing (3) 

American Literatureone of the following (3 credit hours):

  • ENGL 4520 American Literature: Early & Romantic (3)
  • ENGL 4530 American Literature: Realism & Naturalism (3)
  • ENGL 4540 American Literature: Modern (3)
  • ENGL 4550 American Literature: Contemporary (3)

British Literatureone of the following (3 credit hours)

  • ENGL 4610 British Literature: Medieval (3)
  • ENGL 4620 British Literature: Renaissance (3)
  • ENGL 4630 British Literature: Neoclassical & Romantic (3)
  • ENGL 4640 British Literature: Victorian (3)
  • ENGL 4650 British Literature: Modern (3)
  • ENGL 4660 British Literature: Contemporary (3)

Elective Course select at least 6 credit hours of upper division English courses. English 2250 Creative Writing will also count as an elective course for the English Minor.

To complete the required 21 credit hours, English minors may choose from other courses listed above and from the following elective courses:

  • ENGL 2250 Creative Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3260 Poetry Writing (3)
  • ENGL 3300 Children's Literature (3)
  • ENGL 3310 Young Adult Literature (3)
  • ENGL 3350 Studies in Literary Genre (3)
  • ENGL DV3550 Multi-Cultural & Ethnic Literature in America (3)
  • ENGL 3580 Regional Literature in America (3)
  • ENGL 3720 Topics in Literature (3)
  • ENGL DV3730 Literatures of Cultures & Places (3)
  • ENGL 3740 Literature of the Sacred (3)
  • ENGL 3820 History of Literary Criticism (3)
  • ENGL 3840 Methods & Practice in Tutoring Writers (1-3)
  • ENGL 3850 Methods & Practice in Tutoring ESL Students (1-3)
  • ENGL 3880 Philosophy and Literature (3)
  • ENGL 4010 Topics in Language Study (3)
  • ENGL 4100 Issues in Professional & Technical Writing (3)
  • ENGL 4710 Eminent Authors (3)
  • ENGL 4720 Chaucer (3
  • ENGL 4730 Studies in Shakespeare (3)
  • ENGL 4740 Milton: Major Prose & Poetry (3)
  • ENGL 4750 Classical Literature: Greek & Latin Heritage (3)
  • ENGL 4830 Directed Readings (1-3)
  • ENGL 4920 Short Courses, Workshops . . . (1-4)