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English Minor Degree Plan

ENGLISH (CODE 112)

12 Required Courses

  • ENGL 3603 English Grammar
  • (American Literature – select one of the following)
    • LIT 3323 Modern Voices in American Literature
    • LIT 4553 Issues in American Literature
  • (English Literature – select one of the following)
    • LIT 4123 British Literature 1795-1950
    • LIT 4763 British Literary Heritage to 1800
  • (Advanced Writing – select one of the following)
    • ENGL 3473 Creative Writing of Fiction I
    • ENGL 3483 Creative Writing of Poetry I
    • ENGL 3553 Writing for the Workplace
    • ENGL 3663 Creative Nonfiction I
    • ENGL 4453 Advanced Composition
    • ENGL 4553 Technical Writing and Editing
    • ENGL 4653 Writing for Multimedia

8-9 Electives (Upper Level-LIT or ENGL)

An English minor is encouraged to complete at least four hours of one foreign language  Additional hours are strongly recommended

20-21 Total

Writing Emphasis

12 Guided Electives (select four of the following)

  • ENGL 3113 Contemporary Fiction
  • ENGL 3123 Contemporary Poetry
  • ENGL 3473 Beginning Creative Writing of Fiction
  • ENGL 3483 Beginning Creative Writing of Poetry
  • ENGL 3553 Writing for the Workplace
  • ENGL 3603 English Grammar
  • ENGL 4423 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENGL 4453 Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 4473 Advanced Creative Writing of Poetry
  • ENGL 4483 Advanced Creative Writing of Fiction
  • ENGL 4553 Technical Writing and Editing
  • ENGL 4653 Writing for Multimedia
  • ENGL 4663 Creative Nonfiction

Two LIT courses (one must be 3000 or 4000) 6 hours
(Note:  LIT 4463 Children’s Literature does not count for credit in the English major)
Department-wide elective 3 hours

21 Total