To provide students with experiences for developing competencies in the process of composing.
To help students acquire knowledge of the English language and its literature and related cultures.
To help students develop skills in analyzing, evaluating, and responding to a wide range of literature.
To help students prepare for careers requiring a high degree of proficiency in writing, speaking, and critical reading and thinking.
To prepare students to do advanced work in English and other professional fields.
The program of study for the English minor consists of a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 21 semester hours beyond the general core courses. To satisfy the requirement, the following courses must be taken and a grade of C or better must be made in them:
12 semester hours must be taken from the following: