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The Minors

The English department offers two different minors that work well with majors from throughout the University:

English Minor

The English Minor provides advanced skills in writing, interpretation, and critical and creative thinking—skills vital to a 21st century career in a wide range of fields.

  • Choose any 1 ENGL course at the 200-level
  • Choose any 5 additional ENGL courses numbered 300 or above—from offerings in literature, creative writing, professional writing and rhetoric, film and media, and linguistics


Speech Communication Minor

The Speech Communication Minor provides skills, knowledge, and experiences vital to effective communication—in business, organizational, political, and cultural settings.

  • Choose any 6 SPCH courses numbered 300 and above