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English > Minor

Minor in English (20-22 credits)

Required courses...........................................11 credits

Any TWO of the following:
ENG301 English Literature I (4)
ENG302 English Literature II (4)
ENG331 American Literature I (4)
ENG332 American Literature II (4)

ONE of the following:
ENG406 Shakespeare I: Selected Works (3)
ENG407 Shakespeare II: Selected Works (3)

THREE elective courses in English...................9-11 credits
Electives must be approved by the department adviser. At least one elective must be at the 400 or 500 level, and no more than one may be a non-literature course.

NOTE: Transfer students may have to take additional elective credits in order to compensate for 3-credit survey courses (as opposed to our 4-credit courses) taken elsewhere. All students must obtain at least 20 credits.


Minor in Creative Writing (20 credits)

Required courses............................................17 credits

TWO of the following survey courses:
ENG301 English Literature I (4)
ENG302 English Literature II (4)
ENG331 American Literature I (4)
ENG332 American Literature II (4)

BOTH of the following Creative Writing courses:
ENG345 Creative Writing Workshop I (3)
ENG445 Creative Writing Workshop II (3)*

Any ONE of the following Craft courses (to be taken after passing Portfolio Review*):
ENG452 The Craft of Fiction (3)
ENG453 The Craft of Poetry (3)
ENG454 The Craft of Creative Nonfiction (3)
ENG455 The Craft of Dramatic Writing (3)

Required elective...............................................3 credits
ONE elective course in literature, numbered ENG200-499, or a related course offered by another department, upon prior approval of the minor adviser.

*PORTFOLIO REVIEW: All Creative Writing minors are required to submit a portfolio for review after taking Creative Writing Workshop I and Creative Writing Workshop II.  Students must pass the portfolio review before they will be permitted to take the required Craft course.  Instructions and dates for portfolio submission are available from the Creative Writing faculty.

NOTE: Transfer students may have to take additional elective credits in order to compensate for 3-credit survey courses (as opposed to our 4-credit courses) taken elsewhere. All students must obtain at least 20 credits.