Enhance your career opportunities

Improving your communication skills with an English minor helps you become a competent communicator, giving you an advantage in the job market.

Minor options

The English minor track available depends upon which bachelor’s degree you choose. An English minor can be combined with any of the following bachelor degrees:

Bachelor of Arts

This is a general, 18-hour English minor; you can choose a variety of courses from across the English curriculum.

English

Bachelor of Arts
  1. ENG 235(3)
  2. 15 hours of English electives, including three 500-level courses, for a total of not fewer than 18 hours

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Science

If you are pursuing a BFA, a bachelor’s degree in music, or a Bachelor of Science degree, your 18-hour English minor must have a literature focus.

English

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Science

There is no required selection of courses for an English minor for these degrees. Students are advised to select ENG 235(3), 340(3), 341(3), 350(3), 351(3), and electives in English for a total of not fewer than 18 hours.

Bachelor of Science Education
(Non-certifiable)

This 27-hour minor offers you a solid foundation of creative writing, literature and general writing courses.

English

Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
  1. Nine hours in composition from: ENG 110(3), 203(3), 210(3), 215(3), 221(3), 235(3), 310(3), 520(3); JRN 270(3)
  2. ENG 351(3), 390(3), 491(3); ENG 338(3) or 536(3)
  3. One course from: ENG 340(3), 341(3), 360(3), 361(3), 362(3), 512(3)
  4. One course from: ENG 205(3), 350(3), 517(3), for a total of not fewer than 27 hours