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  • Program Designation: Minor

    Program Contact: Dr. Donald I. Ulin

    Academic Division: Communication and the Arts

    Program Description:

    Whether you are interested in Paule Marshall, Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, or F. Scott Fitzgerald, our English program will further your interest in the world of literature. Our program offers broad survey courses, courses on the novel or the short story, a grounding in literary criticism and seminars that focus on important literary figures.

    Some of our students choose to obtain elementary or secondary teaching certificates. Others pursue graduate education in literature and related disciplines.

    Minor Requirements

    A minor in English can be earned by completing the following requirements:

    Total Credits: 18

    Please be advised

    Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.