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The minor in English is an ideal choice for students who enjoy English and desire to become better writers, readers and thinkers. 

The minor in English is an ideal choice for students who enjoy English and desire to become better writers, readers and thinkers. The program requirements ground students in the basics of literary and cultural study, and the distribution area requirement allows for a range of course offerings in linguistics, rhetoric, and literature. With its emphasis on critical reading and writing skills, the English minor is the perfect complement to any major.

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English (Minor)

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New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Program Requirements

The minor in English requires a minimum of 21 credit hours, of which 15 credit hours must be upper division. Students must complete a minimum of six upper division credit hours in courses offered by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies. At least six credit hours of Distribution coursework must be at the 400 level. Students may, once only, use one course to satisfy two distribution requirements. All courses used to satisfy requirements for the minor must be passed with a "C" (2.00) or better.
Required Core Course -- 3 credit hours
Distribution Cluster Requirement -- 15 credit hours
Select one course from each distribution cluster. Fifteen credits are required, and at least two courses, for six upper-division credits, must be at the 400 level. Students may, once only, use one course to satisfy two distribution requirements.
Special topics courses taken for distribution cluster must focus explicitly on the subject of the cluster in order to satisfy requirements. See academic advisor prior to enrollment.
Identities, Communities and Social Practices -- 3 credit hours
Literature and Culture, Pre-1860 -- 3 credit hours
Literature and Culture, Post-1860 -- 3 credit hours
Theories and Practices of Writing -- 3 credit hours
Transnational, Linguistic and Textual Circulation -- 3 credit hours
Elective Courses -- 3 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

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