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Cultivate expertise in different literary forms, traditions and approaches. Through an English minor, you'll learn how to:

  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Critically read and examine complex texts
  • Build effective arguments
  • Recognize other points of view

These broadly applicable skills support and enhance the academic development of students who want to:

  • Attend law or medical school
  • Work in marketing or advertising
  • Teach at a variety of levels
  • Work in STEM fields

Whatever your post-graduation plans, the written communication and analytical skills of English minors are essential for thriving in all endeavors.

You will have the opportunity to take courses in:

  • Creative writing
  • Rhetoric
  • Science fiction and fantasy
  • African-American and Latinx literature
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Digital humanities

The minor in English is open to all students.

English Minor Requirements