English Minor

A minor in English has value to anyone seeking a deeper awareness of the interplay of thought, emotion, cultural attitudes, and artistic expression. Moreover, students who want to enhance their job opportunities or opportunities for advancement in any field, should consider an English minor, which will help them develop skills that employers seek: sophisticated thinking, writing and speaking abilities. The English minor lays a foundation in reading, writing, and thinking that gives students a basis for active engagement in their communities and brings them personal satisfaction and pleasure. The English minor can also be used, in conjunction with secondary teaching certification in another area, to meet state teaching endorsement requirements for English.

Program Requirements

Select 6 credits from the following:6.00
LITERARY ANALYSIS
BRITISH LITERATURE I
BRITISH LITERATURE II
AMERICAN LITERATURE I
AMERICAN LITERATURE II
Select 6 credits from the following (or 3 credits and endorsement requirements):6.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
CREATIVE WRITING:NON-FICTION
CREATIVE WRITING POETRY
CREATIVE WRITING:FICTION
Program Electives
Select 12 credits of English numbered 300 or above - ENGL 300/400 - (or 3 credits and endorsement requirements)12.00
Total Credits24.00

English Minor Summary

Program Requirements12
Program Electives12
Total24

English Teaching Endorsement

Program Requirements

Select one of the following:3.00
CREATIVE WRITING:NON-FICTION
CREATIVE WRITING POETRY
CREATIVE WRITING:FICTION
ENGL-267BRITISH LITERATURE I3.00
or ENGL-268 BRITISH LITERATURE II
ENGL-277AMERICAN LITERATURE I3.00
or ENGL-278 AMERICAN LITERATURE II
ENGL-305ADVANCED WRITING AND COMMUNICATION3.00
ENGL-386TEACHING COMPOSITION3.00
ENGL-431HISTORY & STRUCTURE/ENGLISH LANGUAGE3.00
Total Credits18.00

Note: Secondary teaching certification and the Praxis II exam are required for endorsement.

Teaching Endorsement Summary

Endorsement Requirements18
Program Requirements3
Program Elective3
Total24