Minors

Minor in English

A minor in English requires 18 hours of ENGL courses with a GPA of 2.0 or higher in these courses. Only 6 hours of the total 18 hours may be lower-level courses (2000-level). Only 6 hours of internship courses may count toward the 18-hour total.

Minor in Creative Writing

A minor in Creative Writing requires 18 hours selected from the creative writing course list. Three of these hours will include ENGL 2336 – Introduction to Creative Writing (prerequisite). The remainder must be upper-level hours. Students can share up to 6 hours between the Creative Writing Minor and the English Major.

Minor in Film (English)

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 contact the Film Studies minor coordinator in the Department of Mass Communications.

Minor in Linguistics

A minor in linguistics requires 15 hours.

Introductory Courses

  • Select one from below:
  • ENGL 3311 – History of the English Language
  • ENGL 3312 – Grammar, Morphology, & Syntax
  • ENGL 3313 – Introduction to the Study of Language

Core Courses

  • Select two courses from below (cannot repeat an introductory course):
  • ENGL 3311 – History of the English Language
  • ENGL 3312 – Grammar, Morphology, & Syntax
  • ENGL 3313 – Introduction to the Study of Language
  • ENGL 3314 – Phonology and Dialect
  • ENGL 4315 – World Englishes
  • ENGL 4317 – Literary Linguistics
  • ENGL 4370 – Seminar in Language or Literature **
  • ENGL 4100 – Independent Study **
  • ENGL 4200 – Independent Study **
  • **(when the topic is in linguistics)

Elective ENGL Courses (up to 6 hours):

  • ENGL 3311 – History of the English Language
  • ENGL 3312 – Grammar, Morphology, & Syntax
  • ENGL 3313 – Introduction to the Study of Language
  • ENGL 3314 – Phonology and Dialect
  • ENGL 4315 – World Englishes
  • ENGL 4317 – Literary Linguistics
  • ENGL 4370 – Seminar in Language or Literature **
  • ENGL 4100 – Independent Study **
  • ENGL 4200 – Independent Study
  • **(when the topic is in linguistics)

Program Electives (up to 6 hours)

  • ACOM 2310 – Human Communication Concepts
  • ACOM 3300 – Interpersonal Communication
  • ACOM 3315 – Gender Communication
  • ACOM 4312 – Intercultural Communication
  • ANTH 4316 – Linguistic Anthropology
  • ACOM 4357 – Communication and Managing Difference
  • AUSP 2360 – Introduction to Speech and Hearing Disorders
  • AUSP 3350 – Phonetics
  • AUSP 3363 – Disorders in Articulation
  • AUSP 3364 – Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • LANG 4322 – Teaching Second Languages
  • LANG 4323 – Second Language Acquisition
  • LANG 4324 – Teaching People of Other Cultures
  • LANG 4325 – Second Language Assessment
  • Up to 3 hours of an approved foreign language