The English Minor
Below you will find a description of the requirements for the minor in English. There is also a minor in Creative Writing.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN ENGLISH
The requirements for the minor (for students entering Indiana University in the Summer 1998 and thereafter) are as follows:
L202: Literary Interpretation. Required for both the minor and the major. Prerequisite: English W131 or other successful fulfillment of first-year composition requirement. (3 hours)
Historical Distribution Requirement. This is satisfied by taking departmentally-approved courses representing two of the following periods in the history of literatures in English:
- Beginnings through the Sixteenth Century (3 hours)
- Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries (3 hours)
- The Nineteenth Century (3 hours)
- 1900 to the Present (3 hours)
English Electives. Two courses (6 credit hours), above the 100-level chosen from the fields of English Language (ENG-G). English Literature (ENG-E and ENG-L) and Writing (ENG-W).
Total: 15 hours
At least 9 credit hours of the minor must be taken in residence on the Bloomington campus. Contact the English Advising Office (Ballantine 442, 855-9532) to meet with an advisor and declare the minor.
Students whose major department requires a minor should consult with their advisor about additional or other requirements.