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Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

English, Minor

Students who do not major in English but plan to take courses in English, for pleasure or in order to build their skills with language, should consult the department about the possibility of a Minor in English, Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies , Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies , Linguistics , or Technical/Professional Writing .

Program Requirements

A Minor in English consists of 18 credit hours in English courses at the 2000-level or above. 

Restricted Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Select four ENGL courses, of which at least six credit hours are at the 3000-level or above.

Grade Requirements

A GPA of 2.0 or above in all English courses taken is required for graduation.


The Department of English allows English majors who minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies, Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies, Linguistics, or Technical/Professional Writing to count only two courses from the minor toward fulfillment of the major degree requirements.