English Minor

The English Minor is designed for students who wish to develop superior communication and analytical skills; broaden their knowledge of literature, writing, or editing as a complement to their major; or explore the discipline for personal fulfillment. The minor provides the student the opportunity to design courses of study that will match their needs and interests.

Required: Select one of the following three options:

Literature and Theory Option
CRN Course Name Credits
Select one of the following courses
Eng 202 English Literature I 3 credits
Eng 203 English Literature II 3 credits
Eng 250 American Literature to 1865 3 credits
Eng 251 American Literature 1865-Present 3 credits
Select one of the following courses
Eng 336 Playwriting 3 credits
Eng 348 Fiction Writing I 3 credits
Eng 350 Advanced Composition 3 credits
Eng 364 Poetry Writing I 3 credits
Eng 365 Science and Nature Writing I 3 credits
Eng 366 Creative Nonfiction Writing I 3 credits
Eng 380 Business and Technical Writing 3 credits
Select one of the following courses
Eng 255 World Literature I 3 credits
Eng 256 World Literature II 3 credits
Eng 347 Contemporary Literary Theory 3 credits
Eng 477 Shakespeare’s Drama 3 credits
  Upper Level English Electives 9 credits
Total 18 Credits

Creative Writing Option
CRN Course Name Credits
Eng 345 Creative Writing: Form and Theory 3 credits
Eng 364 Poetry Writing I 3 credits
Eng 479 Poetry Writing II 3 credits
Eng 348 Fiction Writing I 3 credits
Eng 478 Fiction Writing II 3 credits
Eng 366 Creative Non-fiction I 3 credits
Eng 481 Creative Non-fiction II 3 credits
Total 18 Credits

Mythological Studies
CRN Course Name Credits
Select 6 courses from the following
Eng 368 Comparative Mythology 3 credits
Eng 331 Wisdom Literature 3 credits
Eng 343 Jung & Fairy Tales 3 credits
Eng 367 World Epics 3 credits
Eng 370 Classical Mythology 3 credits
Eng 421 Arthurian Literature 3 credits
Eng 428 Hero's Journey 3 credits
Eng 429 Heroine's Journey 3 credits
Eng 483 Mythmaking: Autobiography & Memoir 3 credits
Total 18 Credits

Disclaimer: The requirements listed above provide an example of what may be required for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the academic year in which the student enrolled in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.