The Minor in English: Literature and Language

The minor in English is designed to allow students in other majors to enhance their skills in writing, reading and critical thinking in order to strengthen their career preparation and marketability.

Looking at a career in science? Maybe you're an entrepreneur or eager to shine in a corporate setting. Either way, a minor in English will enhance your writing and critical thinking abilities-skills desired in today's competitive job market. A student in any major who minors in English will find that his or her ability to critically analyze trends and problems, to read closely and write effectively, make them the sort of candidate top employers are seeking.

The Minor in English

The minor in English requires a sequence
of 18 credits with a grade of "C" or better in each course.

Required Core Courses
ENGL 354 Advanced Composition 3
ENGL XXX Choose two (2) of the
following courses: 6
ENGL 201 Survey of British Literature I
ENGL 202 Survey of British Literature II
ENGL 203 Survey of American Literature I
ENGL 204 Survey of American Literature II
ENGL 340 Survey of African-American

Elective Courses (any three 3-credit ENGL courses)
ENGL XXX English Elective* 3
ENGL XXX English Elective * 3
ENGL XXX English Elective * 3