There are various ways of emphasizing writing. If your interest is in creative writing, your fifteen-hour minor curriculum might look like this:
While neither ENGL 122 nor the genre courses ENGL 215 and 216 are required for such an emphasis, studying the analysis of literature can prove invaluable to the creation of poetry and fiction.
If your major is in Journalism, Communications and Media, or Political Science (among others), your minor with an emphasis in non-literary writing might look like this:
Or, if you’re a pre-law major, you might want to substitute several of the above writing courses with such communication-oriented courses as:
Keep in mind that these are only examples and suggestions; you are free to take a more “pick and choose” route to your minor in English—as long as you keep in mind that many upper-level courses do have prerequisites to consider.
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