Minors

The Department of English and Modern Languages offers the following minors:

Minor in English

A minor in English requires 18 hours above the 9-hour core composition and sophomore literature requirements, with at least 6 hours at the advanced 4000-level (no grade less than a “C”).

  • may include one additional sophomore literature course
  • must include one advanced 3000 or 4000-level British literature course
  • must include one advanced 3000 or 4000-level American literature course
  • must include one advanced 3000 or 4000-level Genre or World literature course
  • must include two additional advanced 3000 or 4000-level literature and/or linguistics courses

Minor in French

If you wish to minor in French, you must take 18 hours beyond FREN 1311, including the following (no grade less than “C”):

  • FREN 1312 Beginning French II.
  • FREN 2311 Intermediate French I.
  • FREN 2312 Intermediate French II.
  • Nine hours Advanced (3000-or 4000-level) French Electives.

Minor in Spanish

If you wish to minor in Spanish, you must take 18 hours beyond SPAN 1311, including the following (no grade less than “C”):

  • SPAN 1312 Beginning Spanish II.
  • SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I.
  • SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II.
  • SPAN 3300 Spanish Conversation.
  • SPAN 3310 Advanced Grammar and Composition.
Three hours Advanced (3000-or 4000- level) Spanish electives

Minor in Writing

A minor in writing requires 18 hours above the 6-hour core curriculum composition requirement, of which 9 hours must be chosen from the following advanced-level creative, technical or critical writing courses (no grade less than “C”): 

  • ENGL 3326 Advanced Expository Writing
  • ENGL 3350 Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 3350 Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENGL 4345 Writing Seminar: Poetry
  • ENGL 4345 Writing Seminar: Fiction
  • ENGL 3310 Technical Report Writing
  • ENGL 4310 Teaching of Writing
  • ENGL 4347 Multimedia Writing
  • ENGL 4312 Studies in Language and Linguistics (Grammar)
  • COMM 3330 Advanced Journalism (with permission of Instructor)
  • With departmental approval, advanced writing classes from English or other disciplines may substitute for the classes listed above for the minor