English

The minor in English may be achieved by completing 18 hours in English with a grade of C or better. At least six of the hours must be at the 3000- or 4000-level. 

Writing

The minor in Writing is offered for students who wish to concentrate in writing as a part of their undergraduate curriculum. Students selecting the Writing minor should consult first with the undergraduate advisor in their department or program for approval of the minor and then with the undergraduate advisor in the Department of English. Working with advisors, students will select a sequence of advanced courses to fulfill their minor requirements. To count toward the minor, all English courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. This minor consists of 21 hours.

Required Courses

ENGL 1301

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I

3

ENGL 1302

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

3

Select one of the following:

3

ENGL 2303

TOPICS IN LITERATURE

ENGL 2309

WORLD LITERATURE

ENGL 2319

BRITISH LITERATURE

ENGL 2329

AMERICAN LITERATURE

ENGL 3371

ADVANCED EXPOSITION

 3

Select three of the following:

 

ENGL 3372

COMPUTERS AND WRITING

 

ENGL 3373

ADVANCED TECHNICAL WRITING

ENGL 3374

WRITING, RHETORIC, AND MULTIMODAL AUTHORING

ENGL 3376

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING

ENGL 4371

ADVANCED ARGUMENTATION

 Total Hours

21

 

Creative Writing

The minor in Creative Writing is offered for students who wish to pursue advanced work in creative writing as a part of their undergraduate curriculum. Students selecting the Creative Writing minor should consult first with the undergraduate advisor in their department or program for approval of the minor and then with the undergraduate advisor in the Department of English. Working with advisors, students will select a sequence of advanced courses to fulfill their minor requirements. To count toward the minor, all English courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. This minor requires 18 hours.

Required Courses

ENGL 1301

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I

3

ENGL 3375

FORMS OF CREATIVE WRITING

3

Select four of the following Advanced Creative Writing courses:

12

ENGL 4330

TOPICS IN CREATIVE WRITING

ENGL 4347

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION

ENGL 4348

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY

ENGL 4349

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: CREATIVE NON-FICTION

ENGL 4351

THE BUSINESS OF WRITING

 

 Total Hours

18

Technical Writing and Professional Communication

The minor in Technical Writing and Professional Communication (TWPC) provides students with training in technical and professional writing, document design, visual communication, editing, and usability, and it helps students become more effective communicators in both traditional and new media environments. Students selecting the TWPC minor should consult first with the undergraduate advisor in their department or program for approval of the minor and then with an undergraduate advisor in the Department of English. Working with advisors, students will select a sequence of courses to fulfill the requirements of the minor. To count toward the minor, all courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. This minor requires 18 hours.

Required Courses

ENGL 1301

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I

3

ENGL 1302

RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

3

ENGL 2338

TECHNICAL WRITING

3

Select two of the following departmental electives:

6

ENGL 3373

ADVANCED TECHNICAL WRITING

ENGL 3376

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING

ENGL 3377

TECHNICAL EDITING

ENGL 3378

TECHNICAL PROCEDURES AND MANUALS

ENGL 3379

GRANT AND PROPOSAL WRITING

Select either an internship or an interdisciplinary elective

3

ENGL 4390

INTERNSHIP IN ENGLISH

COMS 2302

PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION FOR SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

COMS 2305

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

MANA 2302

COMMUNICATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS

Total Hours

18

 

For additional information questions about the undergraduate certificate, please contact the Department of English Undergraduate Advising Office at 817.272.5694.