English - Minor
Department of English
113 Satterfield Hall
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.
Fully Offered At:
- Ashtabula Campus
- East Liverpool Campus
- Geauga Campus
- Kent Campus
- Salem Campus
- Stark Campus
- Trumbull Campus
- Tuscarawas Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|ENG 24001||INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDY||3|
|ENG 25001||LITERATURE IN ENGLISH I||3|
|or ENG 25004||LITERATURE IN THE UNITED STATES I|
|ENG 25002||LITERATURE IN ENGLISH II||3|
|or ENG 25005||LITERATURE IN THE UNITED STATES II|
|English Elective 1||3|
|Upper-Division Distribution Requirements, choose one course listed in the major from the following three areas:||9|
Genre studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Theory
Writing, Rhetoric, and Linguistics
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||21|
Students may fulfill the English Elective with any 20000-, 30000- or 40000-level English (ENG) courses, excluding ENG 21011, ENG 41009, ENG 41092, ENG 41192 and ENG 41292. No 10000-level English courses may be used to meet this requirement.
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Minimum 9 of the 21 total credit hours must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).