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 1 additional sophomore literature course.
  • must include 1 advanced 3000 or 4000-level British literature course.
  • must include 1 advanced 3000 or 4000-level American literature course.
  • must include 1 advanced 3000 or 4000-level Genre or World literature course.
  • must include 2 additional advanced 3000 or 4000-level literature and/or linguistics courses.

Minor in French

Students who wish to minor in French 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.
  • 9 hours Advanced (3000-or 4000-level) French Electives.

Minor in Philosophy

Minor in Philosophy (No grade less than “C”). Students who wish to minor in philosophy must complete 18 hours of courses in philosophy while adhering to the following guidelines:

  • PHIL 1370 or PHIL 1360 Philosophy of Knowledge (or approved transfer core curriculum equivalent).
  • PHIL 2303 Logic.
  • PHIL 2306 Ethics.
  • Nine hours of advanced 3000-or 4000-level Philosophy course work.

Minor in Spanish

Students who wish to minor in Spanish 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.
3 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.