College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The English Minor

English Minor

18 hours are required

  • 3 hours - EN 185, Intro. to Discipline of English
  • 3-6 hours of EN 200-level literature courses
  • 9-12 hours of EN 300-and 400-level literature courses

English Minor with Writing Concentration

21 hours are requireed

  • 3 hours - EN185, Intro. to the Discipline of English
  • 3 hours - EN 218 or 219
  • 9 additional hours of writing courses
  • 6 hours of EN literature courses, including at least 1 course at the 300 or above level

Prospective minors should consult the department head for course selection and overall program rationale.

Upper-division English courses are to be selected from among the following:
EN301: Topics in Advanced Composition
EN310: Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop
EN319: History of the English Language
EN341/441: Lit. of the American Renaissance (A1)
EN342/442: Modern American Literature (A2)
EN361/461: Medieval Literature (B1)
EN362/462: Renaissance Literature (B1)
EN363/463: Shakespeare
EN364/464: Seventeenth-Century British Literature (B1)
EN365/465: Eighteenth-Century British Literature (B1)
EN366/466: Romanticism (B2)
EN367/467: Victorian Literature (B2)
EN368/468: Twentieth-Century British Literature (B2)
EN381/481: Studies in Major Authors
EN382/482: Studies in Poetry
EN383/483: Studies in Fiction
EN384/484: Studies in Drama
EN385/485: Studies in Literary Criticism
EN386/486: Studies in Rhetoric
EN390: Research Seminar
EN393/493: Special Topics
EN395/396: Internship
EN410: Senior Creative Writing Seminar
EN495/496: Independent Study

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Department of English

Jordan Hall, Room 308
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-9293
Administrative Specialist:
Anne Minnich-Beck