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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.

Students will select a minor in one of the following areas: a) Applied Communication, b) Creative Writing, or c) Literature.

Applied Communication (18 credits)

CRN Course Name Credits
ENG 222 Foundation of Applied Communication 3 credits
ENG 223 Applied Communication and the Humanities 3 credits
ENG 322 Patterns in Applied Communication 3 credits
ENG 329 Communication Ethics 3 credits
ENG 335 Science Communication 3 credits
ENG 489 Applied Communication Practice 3 credits

Creative Writing (18 credits)

CRN Course Name Credits
ENG 318 American Nature Writing 3 credits
ENG 345 Imaginative Writing 3 credits
ENG 348 Fiction Writing 3 credits
ENG 364 Poetry Writing 3 credits
ENG 366 Creative Non-Fiction 3 credits
ENG 378 Journal Writing 3 credits

Literature  (18 credits)

Select 6 courses from the following:

CRN Course Name Credits
ENG 240 Special Topics English 3 credits
ENG 253 Literature of Childhood Adolescence 3 credits
ENG 318 American Nature Writing 3 credits
ENG 343 Jung & Fairy Tales 3 credits
ENG 352 Understanding Dreaming 3 credits
ENG 353 J.R.R. Tolkien 3 credits
ENG 368 Comparative Mythology 3 credits
ENG 370 Classical Mythology 3 credits
ENG 429 Heroine's Journey 3 credits
ENG 477 Shakespeare 3 credits

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