Minors in English

Our department supports several minors:

  • The literature minor may focus on a particular topic, historical period or genres such as the novel, short story, play, poetry or nonfiction.
  • The linguistics minor may include a range of topics offered in the department, or it may focus on the interdisciplinary minor in Cognitive Studies (see Catalog index).
  • The professional communication minor in participation with the Department of Communication.
  • The comparative literature minor in participation with the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

We also participate in offering interdisciplinary minors with:

A concentration in Medieval Studies exploring the literary roots and early languages of present-day Britain and Europe is also available.

View English program minor requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.