Many students choose to double major in English and another academic area. If you'd rather take a wider selection of courses across the English studies curriculum, you may prefer to minor in English Literature, Writing, or Publishing & Editing.
The minor in English Literature consists of any 21 credits in English. Nine of the 21 credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.
The minor in English Writing consists of 21 credits in English. Fifteen of these credits must be in writing courses. Nine of the 21 credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.
The minor in Publishing & Editing consists of 21 credits in English. The minor in Publishing & Editing offers more specific requirements than the other minors because it is a targeted program that prepares students for careers in the publishing industry and gives them the experience needed for graduate studies in creative writing, digital media, journalism, and publishing. Our courses immerse students in the history and technologies of printing, ranging from letter press to prepress software and digital production. Additionally, our seminars broach relevant subjects in the field of publishing and editing. Offered on a rotating basis, recent seminars have addressed freelancing, fine art, journalism, comic book production, and game design.