Minor in English (Standard Certification)

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Students who major in other fields of study may elect one of four minors in English. Each minor requires 18 hours of course work in English, as outlined below; the English minor with Standard Secondary Certification requires an additional 24 hours. In keeping with the intent of a minor to broaden students’ knowledge, none of the courses taken toward any English minor (minor in English, minor in Creative Writing, minor in Technical Writing, or Minor in American Studies) may be used to satisfy the requirement of any other major, minor, or core curriculum course.

Minor in English (Standard Secondary Certification)
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century3
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
ENGL 3373English Grammar3
ENGL 3374Teaching Writing and Lit3
ENGL 4364Mth Tch Eng In Sec Sch3
3000- or 4000-level electives in ENGL3
4000-level elective in ENGL (except ENGL 4364)3
Minor in Secondary Education24
Total Hours42


A student pursuing the minor in English with Secondary Certification may obtain teaching certification by completing the English certification courses and the required coursework in Secondary Education. Students who choose this minor will also be required to complete the requirements for a minor in Secondary Education.