English, Minor

The English minor program has two concentrations that serve different populations of students. The concentration in literature is for students who intend to pursue undergraduate minors in literature or related fields, either in preparation for teaching or for other personal or professional goals. The concentration in writing is for students seeking advanced preparation for careers requiring proficiency in written print and digital communication or for graduate programs in technical or professional writing.

Program Requirements

Upper Division Requirement for Literature Concentration3
Intro to Literary Studies
Upper Division Requirement for Writing Concentration3
Introd to Writing Studies
Upper Division Electives12
Choose one concentration from the following:
Total Credit Hours18

Concentration Requirements

Literature Concentration

Choose from Literature Courses:9-12
History of English Language
Women and Literature
African American Literature I
African American Literature II
Multicultural Literature
Carribbean Literature
Postcolonial Literature
English Internship
Critical Theory
Methods in Teaching Literature
Amer. Colonial & Federal Lit.
American Romanticism
Adolescent Literature
American Realism & Naturalism
Southern Literature
Modern American Literature
Contemporary American Lit.
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Shakespeare
Seventeenth Century Literature
Eighteenth Century Literature
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature
Modern British Literature
Modern Poetry
Selected Topics in English
Special Topics in Women & Lit.
Studies in Drama
Directed Research
Senior Capstone
Choose from Writing Courses:0-3
Introd to Writing Studies
Intro to Visual Rhetoric
Advanced Grammar
Advanced Composition
Argumentative Writing
Practical Grammar
Careers in Writing
Writing for Nonprofits
Response to Writing
Digital and Multimedia Writing
Intro to Creative Writing
Professional & Tech. Writing
Professional Editing
English Internship
Cultural Rhetorics
Methods in Teaching Writing
Advanced Poetry Writing
Advanced Fiction Writing
Adv Creative Nonfiction Wrtg
Selected Topics in English
Senior Capstone
Total Credit Hours12

Writing Concentration

Choose from Writing Courses:9-12
Intro to Visual Rhetoric
Advanced Grammar
Advanced Composition
Argumentative Writing
Practical Grammar
Careers in Writing
Writing for Nonprofits
Response to Writing
Digital and Multimedia Writing
Intro to Creative Writing
Professional & Tech. Writing
Professional Editing
English Internship
Cultural Rhetorics
Methods in Teaching Writing
Advanced Poetry Writing
Advanced Fiction Writing
Adv Creative Nonfiction Wrtg
Selected Topics in English
Senior Capstone
Choose from Literature Courses:0-3
Intro to Literary Studies
History of English Language
Women and Literature
African American Literature I
African American Literature II
Multicultural Literature
Carribbean Literature
Postcolonial Literature
Critical Theory
Methods in Teaching Literature
Amer. Colonial & Federal Lit.
American Romanticism
Adolescent Literature
Modern American Literature
Contemporary American Lit.
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Shakespeare
Seventeenth Century Literature
Eighteenth Century Literature
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature
Modern British Literature
Modern Poetry
Selected Topics in English
Special Topics in Women & Lit.
Studies in Drama
Directed Research
Senior Capstone
Total Credit Hours12