The General Minor in English

The general English minor is designed for students who are not majoring in English but who want broad experience across the fields of the discipline, including creative writing, film studies, language and linguistics, literature, and writing and literacy.

A minor in English (ENG) requires satisfactory completion of the following requirements:

  • Satisfactory progress toward completion of the baccalaureate degree in the student’s home school. 
  • Completion of 15 credit hours, with a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • All courses must be at the 200 level or above.
  • At least 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.

Choose 15 credit hours from the following:

Courses in Creative Writing (ENG-W)
Courses in Film Studies (FILM-C)
Courses in Linguistics (ENG-Z)
Courses in Literature (ENG-L)
Courses in Writing and Literacy (ENG-W)

To officially declare the minor, visit this page.

For a PDF of the General Minor in English Checksheet, click here

For more information, or to plan your minor, contact:
Professor Francia Kissel
Lead Undergraduate Advisor in English
Telephone: (317) 278-8584
Office: Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 500