Minor | Department of English


A Minor in English allows students from other disciplines to explore the domain of literary studies in a rigorous and sustained manner.

The student may consult the Undergraduate Advisor for English to work out an appropriate choice of courses based on the student's interests and background.

Minor requirement for students graduating in 2022 and later:

  • The student must complete a minimum of 6 courses from the English Department as University Wide Electives (UWE).
  • These 6 courses must include at least two "Core" English courses. The Core English courses are:
    • ENG104 Academic Writing
    • ENG143 Drama: Tropes and Adaptations
    • ENG240 Getting Verse
    • ENG241 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
    • ENG245 South Asian Literature
    • ENG343 Landmarks in the Novel Form

Minor requirement for students graduating in 2019, 2020, and 2021:

  • The student must complete a minimum of 6 courses from the English Department as University Wide Electives (UWE).
  • These 6 courses must include at least one 300-level and one 400-level course.