General Minor in English

Add a broad experience in English to your liberal arts education

If you are not majoring in English but want broad experience across the fields of the discipline, including creative writing, film studies, language and linguistics, literature, and writing and literacy, consider exploring the General Minor in English!

A minor in English requires satisfactory completion of the following requirements:

  • Satisfactory progress toward completion of the baccalaureate degree in the student’s home school.
  • Completion of 15 credit hours, with a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • All courses must be at the 200 level or above.
  • At least 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.


Choose 15 credit hours from the following:

  • Courses in Creative Writing (ENG-W)
  • Courses in Film Studies (FILM-C)
  • Courses in Linguistics (ENG-Z)
  • Courses in Literature (ENG-L)
  • Courses in Professional and Public Writing (ENG-W)

For more information, or to plan your minor, contact:

English Academic Advisor:
Liberal Arts Office of Student Affairs
Cavanaugh Hall, room 401
(317) 274-3976