Minor in English
A minor in English requires 18 hours of English electives. These may include ENGL 2337 or ENGL 2338 though the remaining hours must be at the 3000-4000 level.
Minor in Creative Writing
A minor in creative writing requires 18 hours selected from the creative writing course list.
Minor in Linguistics
A minor in linguistics requires 21 hours selected from the following:
- English 3313 (”Introduction to the Study of Languages”) (required)
- English electives: at least 9 hours of upper-level linguistics courses chosen from English 3311, 3312, 3314, and 4370 or 4100/4200 when linguistic topics. (These independent study and topics courses may be repeated one time if the topic changes but may not comprise more than 6 of the 21 minor hours)
- Foreign language electives. Knowledge of a foreign language is strongly recommended for the linguistics minor, and up to 6 foreign language credits may be applied to the linguistics minor
- Other electives: up to 9 hours of relevant electives chosen from Anthropology 4316 (”Linguistic Anthropology”); Audiology and Speech Pathology 3360 (”Language and Speech Acquisition”), 4366 (”Language Disorders”); Philosophy 3320 (”Modern Philosophy”); Psychology 2310 (”General Psychological Statistics”), 2340 (”Statistics and Methods 1″), 2341 (”Statistics and Methods II”), and Sociology 3381 (”Social Statistics”). (Please refer to the course description or check with the home department for any prerequisites to particular courses in this list.)
Minor in Film
The English Department participates in an interdisciplinary minor in film. Minors must take MCOM 2306 Introduction to Motion Pictures, and 15 hours of film courses in at least two disciplines. Interested students should consult the School director or the film coordinator in the School of Mass Communication.