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Hours To Complete21
Courses Required6
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A minor in English may complement a major in any other department. A concentration in a particular literary field may be worked out in consultation with your advisor or the Director of Undergraduate Studies. There is no minor in Creative Writing.

All minors must take six courses and a minimum of 21 credits in English beyond the 100-level, including:

  • English 205
  • at least two courses at the 300- or 400-level

Note :

  • English 101, 181, 190, and 496R do not count toward the minor.
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade.
  • Two of the courses toward the minor may be Creative Writingcourses.