English - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English
113 Satterfield Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2676
english@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/english


Description

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 Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled 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 enrolled 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.

 

Minor Requirements

[ENG]

Minor Requirements
ENG 24001INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDY 3
ENG 25001LITERATURE IN ENGLISH I 3
or ENG 25004 LITERATURE IN THE UNITED STATES I
ENG 25002LITERATURE IN ENGLISH II 3
or ENG 25005 LITERATURE IN THE UNITED STATES II
English Elective 13
Distribution Requirements
Choose one course listed in the major from the following three areas:9
Historical courses
Genre studies, cultural studies, literary theory
Writing and language studies
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21
1

The English (ENG) Elective requirement may be fulfilled 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.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Minimum 9 of the 21 total credit hours must be upper-division.
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).