Dec 05, 2022  
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English, Minor


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Required Credit Hours: 21


Methods (3 credits)


Distribution (6 - 9 credits)


Constructions of Race (3 credits)


May be satisfied in conjunction with the Literature before 1900 or Literature since 1900 requirements.

Electives (9 - 12 credits)


  • Students may count 3 credits in creative or expository writing at the 300 or 400 level towards the minor.
  • Students may count 3 elective credits at the 100 or 200 level in English.
  • Students may count 3 credits in English-language linguistics. The English-language linguistics that can be counted are the following: 
  • ENGL 230 - Topics in Modern English
  • LING 250 - African-American English
  • ENGL/LING 303 - History of English Language OR
  • LING 308 - Language and Culture OR
  • LING 360 - Language Attitudes
  • ENGL/LING 400 - Meaning & Understanding

Additional Information:


Students may count one approved literature course taken in any of the Modern Languages or Classical Studies, either in another language or in translation, as an elective toward the minor.  Approved courses are listed on the English Department’s website. Students may seek approval for courses not on this list by petitioning the English Department Chair.

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