Minor in English

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The discipline of English has expanded beyond the traditional study of literature to include creative writing, film studies, technical writing and cultural studies. The Minor in English lets you explore the craft and meaning behind a range of literary and popular texts, analyze how words can shape our ethical, cultural and critical sensibilities, and practice the art of communicating with elegance and clarity. The minor involves a total of eight courses.

Required courses:

  • ENGL 1101 - Writing for Academic Success / GNED 1401 Writing for Academic Success OR
  • GNED 1403 - Writing in a Digital Context: Language, Media, Culture OR
  • GNED 1404 - Writing about Images
  • One 1000 level English course
  • Two 3000-level or higher English courses
  • Four additional 2000-level or higher English courses

ENGL 2210 - English Literature to the Restoration and ENGL 2211 - English Literature from the Restoration to the Present are highly recommended, as they are prerequisites for many 3000 level courses.