Minor in English
The English minor allows students to experience three foundational courses in the discipline, and the opportunity to customize a package of upper-division electives in literature, creative writing, or professional writing to suit their needs and interests. English minors must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or higher in all courses credited toward the minor.
|Literary Critical Strategies Requirement||3|
|Literary Critical Strategies|
|Literary History Requirement||6|
|Select two of the following:|
|English Literature to 1789 1|
|English Literature Since 1789 1|
|World Literature Since the Renaissance 1|
|American Literature to 1865 1|
|American Literature Since 1865 1|
|Select 9 units from any upper-division ENGL courses not already taken.|
|Creative Writing: Fiction|
|Creative Writing: Poetry|
|Creative Writing: Drama and Film|
|Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction|
|Film and Literature 1|
|Technical and Professional Writing|
|Freelance Magazine Article Writing|
|American Ethnic Literature 2|
|African American Literature|
|Contemporary Global Writers 3|
|Contemporary Writers 1|
|Principles of Language|
|Approaches to Grammar|
|American English Language History|
|Writing 3: Advanced Composition 4|
|Advanced Creative Writing|
|Social and Psychological Aspects of Language|
|Contemporary Literary Criticism|
|Topics in Film Analysis|
|Writing Internship 5|
|English and the Professions 5|
Meets the General Education Humanities: Literature requirement.
Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
Meets the General Education Humanities: Literature or Intercultural Competence requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Write with effective and appropriate focus, development, and voice.
- Demonstrate critical thinking in a way that proposes and persuasively develops an argument about one or more literary texts.
- Thoughtfully incorporate literary, rhetorical, linguistic and/or pedagogical theory in their writing.
- Articulate Christian perspectives on faith and life.