English Minor and Concentration

Minor in English

Total credits required to complete minor: 24

Basic requirements - 4 credits

Requirement Credits
  ENGL 203 Reader and Text: (Subtitle) 4

Electives - 20 credits

Five additional courses in ENGL

Notes:

  • At least two of the student's elective courses must be drawn from the advanced level, i.e., advanced workshops in creative writing at the 300-level, and any combination of literature courses at the 400-level.
  • No more than one course at the 100-level may be applied to the minor.
  • ENGL 201: Foundations of Creative Writing, is a prerequisite for advanced workshops in creative writing and that admission to these workshops is by application to the creative writing faculty.
  • 3-credit courses transferred from other institutions may fulfill certain requirements above, but all students must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credits.
  • A grade of C- or above is required in any course applied to the program.
  • Courses in film studies (FMST) may be used to meet these requirements.

Concentration in English for Education majors

Total credits required to complete concentration: 32

Basic requirements - 4 credits

Requirement Credits
  ENGL 203 Reader and Text: (Subtitle) 4

Electives - 28 credits

Seven additional courses in ENGL

Notes:

  • Concentrators must complete ENGL 203 to take literature courses at 300 or 400 level.
  • Concentrators must take one course designated "early" (pre-1700), one course designated "modern" (1700-1900), and one course designated "recent" (1900- ).
  • Concentrators must successfully complete at least 8 credits of English at the 300 level.
  • Concentrators must successfully complete at least 8 credits of English at the 400 level.
  • 3-credit courses transferred from other institutions may fulfill certain of the requirements above, but all concentrators must successfully complete a minimum of 32 credits.
  • No more than 4 credits at the 100 level may be applied to the concentration.