If you wish to pursue a career in the field of communication, an English minor provides a wonderful platform for you to develop your language skills. It can also prepare you for careers deeply rooted in language and rhetoric – careers such as law, public relations, speechwriting, publishing, reporting, theatre, and teaching. Through courses in the English minor, you’ll learn to use language as a form of artistic expression and effective communication. You’ll also study English literature, ranging from classic to contemporary, to develop your fluency and intellect and learn how to write with clarity and precision. Get ready to broaden your horizon and dive deep into the wonderful world of the written word.
Required Courses: 21 hours
A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s). Complete at least 50% of the hours in the minor at the 300-400 level.
One of the following:
- ENG 200 Expository Writing (3)
- ENG 202 Poetry Workshop (3)
- ENG 203 Fiction Workshop (3)
- ENG 204 Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
- ENG 402 Advanced Poetry Workshop (3)
- ENG 403 Advanced Fiction Workshop (3)
- ENG 404 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
Plus 9 hours from the following:
- ENG 150 Topics in Literature (3)
- ENG 270 Critical Approaches to Literature (3)
- ENG 361 American Literature I (3)
- ENG 362 American Literature II (3)
- ENG 371 British Literature I (3)
- ENG 372 British Literature II (3)
- ENG 380 Shakespeare (3)
- ENG 381 Classical Mythology (3)
- ENG 382 The Bible as Literature (3)
- ENG 383 Film and Literature (3)
- ENG 384 World Literature (3)
Plus 9 hours from any ENG course not used above, other than ENG 102.