Requirements for Minor
General English Minor
At least 20 semester hours: English 200, 280, 290, and two other literature courses at the 300- level or above. Declaration must be made by the end of spring semester of the junior year.
The journalism minor consists of 20 semester hours, including 12 hours in three required courses: English 241, Communication 290S, and either English 320 or English 321. The remaining elective course may be chosen from among English 244, English 320 or 321, Art 241A Introduction to Photography, Communication 351 Media Law, and English 492 or Communication 491 Internship. At least two courses should be numbered 300 or higher. Senior minors will also submit a portfolio of their journalistic work with a brief reflective essay.
Creative Writing Minor
The creative writing minor consists of 20 semester hours distributed as follows: English 240 Beginning Creative Writing is required of all minors. The remaining 16 hours should be distributed among other intermediate and advanced creative writing courses such as English 340, 341, 342, 343, 403, and Theatre and Dance 240.
Certification for Teaching in English
Students interested in pursuing a course of study leading to a license to teach English should contact their adviser or the Education department for specific requirements.