English Language & Literature Minor

The English minor trains students in reflective reading, theoretically-based inquiry, critical analyalsis, and effective verbal and written expression. The skills developed in the English minor readily complement a wide variety of majors across the University. Students in this program are expected to complete English 302, Poetry and Poetics, and English 303, Principles of English Studies, as prerequisites to other upper division minor requirements.

Two-year Schedule


Required Courses:

Required Courses2015-20162016-2017
+ ENG 302 Poetry and Poetics (5) Fall Win Spr Fall Win Spr
+ ENG 303 Principles of Eng. Studies (5) Fall Win Spr Fall Win Spr

Select twenty credits of literature or language courses at the 300 level or above.

Elective Courses2015-20162016-2017
+ ENG 304 English Linguistics (5) Fall Spr Fall Win
+ ENG 320 English Grammar (5) Fall Win Spr Fall Win Spr
+ ENG 330 African American Literature (5) Spr
+ ENG 331 Latina/o Literature (5) Spr
+ ENG 332 American Indian Literature (5) Win
+ ENG 333 Asian American Literature (5) Fall
+ ENG 334 American Indian Oral and Nonfiction Lit (5) Win
+ ENG 371 Literature & History I (5*) Spr
+ ENG 372 Literature & History II (5*) Fall Fall
+ ENG 373 Literature & History III (5*) Spr Win
+ ENG 374 Literature & History IV (5*) Win Spr Spr
+ ENG/TH 380 Studies in Drama (5*)
+ ENG 415 Critical Studies in American Literature (5*) Spr Spr
+ ENG 417 Critical Studies in World Literature (5*) Win Win
+ ENG 419 Critical Studies in British Literature (5*) Fall Fall
+ ENG 423 History of the Language (5) Spr
+ ENG 453 Studies in Fiction (5*) Win Spr
+ ENG 454 Studies in Nonfiction (5*) Fall
+ ENG 455 Studies in Poetry (5*) Fall

Total credits: 30