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English Minor

The English minor is a secondary program of study for students interested in exploring the power of the English language; increasing their knowledge of literature in English; enhancing their ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate texts; and honing their writing skills.


Course Offerings

English Minor: 21 Hours

Required/Core Courses: 6 Hours

ENG 210 Literary Studies 3
ENG 234 Foundations of World Literature 3

Restricted Electives: 6 Hours

British Literature Courses: 3 Hours
Choose one course from this list:
ENG 331 Survey of British Literature I 3
ENG 332 Survey of British Literature II 3

American Literature Courses: 3 Hours
Choose one course from this list:
ENG 341 Survey of American Literature I 3
ENG 342 Survey of American Literature II 3

Unrestricted Electives: 9 Hours

Choose three courses from this list:
ENG 305 Introduction to Poetry 3
ENG 331 Survey of British Literature I 3
ENG 332 Survey of British Literature II 3
ENG 341 Survey of American Literature I 3
ENG 342 Survey of American Literature II 3
ENG 351 Renaissance to Restoration Literature 3
ENG 352 Age of Enlightenment Literature 3
ENG 361 Linguistics: Modern English Grammar 3
ENG 368 Medieval Literature 3
ENG 373 Creative Writing 3
ENG 375 Contemporary Drama 3
ENG 395 Advanced Composition 3
ENG 455 Romantic and Victorian Literature 3
ENG 470 The Novel 3
ENG 473 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 480 Special Topics 3
ENG 490 Independent Study 3
ENG 491 Shakespeare 3
ENG 496 Literary Theory and Research 3

Any survey course not taken as a required course may be taken as an unrestricted elective.