Minor in English

The Department of English offers a Minor in English with emphases in literature, linguistics or professional writing.

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in English must complete requirements for one of the following emphases.

Linguistics Emphasis

LING A101How Language Works3
LING A201How English Works3
Complete 12 credits from the following:12
Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Language and Culture
Linguistics and English Language Teaching
Sociolinguistics
History of English Language
Professional Editing
Topics in English Studies
Total Credits18

Literature Emphasis

ENGL A201Masterpieces of World Literature I3
ENGL A202Masterpieces of World Literature II3
ENGL A351Poetry3
ENGL A424Shakespeare3
ENGL A435History of Criticism3
Upper division English elective3
Total Credits18

Professional Writing Emphasis

Select one of the following:3
Writing and the Professions
Writing and the Sciences
Arguing Across Contexts
Select two of the following:6
Advanced Composition
Advanced Technical Writing
Professional Writing
Select one of the following:3
Research Writing
Composition, Literacy and the Teaching of Writing
Professional Editing
Internship in Professional Writing
And both of the following:6
Literacy, Rhetoric and Social Practice
Upper division elective approved by the English Department
Total Credits18

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor.