2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Aug 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue

English Minor


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The English minor requires only five 300- or 400-level courses beyond the core, so it is easy to combine with almost any major.

Studying literature cultivates reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. It also broadens the moral imagination, increases emotional intelligence, and enhances students' ability to question the status quo and solve problems creatively.

Employers and postgraduate programs tell us that those who engage in the ongoing, sustained study of literature have a competitive edge in fields ranging from law, publishing, and teaching to finance, marketing, medicine, psychology, and information technology.

Requirements for the Minor


Understanding Literature (EN 101 )

  • One EN 200-level core course
  • Five upper-division English courses; including one seminar

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