English - Undergraduate Minor

Students not earning a bachelor's degree in English are eligible to pursue a minor in English. Students must earn 18 credits from the approved course lists below. Students may request approval for other courses clearly related to the minor from the undergraduate advisor in the Department of English.

Requirements
Select 6 credits from the following: 16
Introduction to Creative Writing3
The Bible as Literature3
Survey of American Literature I3
Survey of American Literature II3
Masterpieces of Western European Literature, Post-Renaissance to Modern Times3
History of Argument3
Survey of English Literature I3
Survey of English Literature II3
Select one from the following:3
Theory and Criticism: Rhetoric and Culture3
Theory and Criticism: Literature and Culture3
Theory and Criticism: Film, Media and Culture3
Critical Writing3
Advanced Composition3
Select 6 credits from English courses numbered 300-499.6
Select three additional credits from English courses numbered 400-499.3
Total Credits18
1

Students may make 1 or 2 of the following substitutions:

  • HON 229G The New Testament as Literature for ENGL 243 The Bible as Literature;
  • HON 234G The Worlds of Arthur, or HON 239G Medieval Understandings: Literature and Culture in the Middle Ages for ENGL 271 Survey of English Literature I;