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English Minor


COLLEGE: College of Arts and Sciences
DEPARTMENT: Department of English
113 Satterfield Hall
E-mail: english@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2676
Fax: 330-672-3152
Web: http://www.kent.edu/english

The English minor offers students the opportunity to gain additional expertise in writing and the study of literature and language. It is an especially attractive complement to degrees in fine arts, foreign languages, history, sociology, psychology, business and journalism. 

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on ="">Kent Core, ="">diversity, ="">writing-intensive and the ="">experiential learning requirements.

ENGLISH MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  ENG 24001 Introduction to Literary Studies
3
    25001

25004
Literature in English I
or
Literature in the United States I
3
    25002

25005
Literature in English II
or
Literature in the United States II
3
  English Elective*
3
  Distribution Requirements:
Choose one course listed in the major from the following three areas: (1) historical courses (2) genre studies, cultural studies, literary theory and (3) writing and language studies
9
  MINIMUM TOTAL 21

* Any 20000-, 30000- or 40000-level English courses, excluding ENG 21001, ENG 41009, ENG 41092, ENG 41192 and ENG 41292. No 10000-level English courses may be used to meet program requirements.

Minimum 9 of the 21 total credit hours must be upper-division.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.