Those students who wish to pursue a minor in English may choose to participate in either a 12-credit writing or literature concentration. The minor in English provides students in all disciplines with an opportunity to read, write about and interpret literary texts, and serves as a bridge for students who are interested in pursuing a BA in English. Students who pursue the English minor will have some advantage in the job market.
The minor in English writing prepares students for careers in writing and communications. Students take an integrated choice of courses that provide them with increased competence in critical reading and writing and an in-depth study of the writing process. This minor is also targeted toward students who wish to publish their works. Students who pursue the minor in English with a concentration in writing are required to take the following courses: ENGL 210 - Intermediate Composition and three 300-level courses in professional writing or creative writing listed below.