English Minors

Minor in Creative Writing

The minor requires 18 hours, including 6 hours of literature courses, exclusive of those approved for 100-200 level liberal studies credit.

(Not open to those pursuing the B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing)

12 hours selected from the following courses:

ENGL 302 - Introduction to Creative Writing and Editing Credits: (3)
ENGL 306 - Nonfiction Writing Credits: (3)
ENGL 308 - Fiction Writing Credits: (3, R6)
ENGL 309 - Poetry Writing Credits: (3, R6)
ENGL 405 - Advanced Creative Writing Credits: (3)
ENGL 493 - Topics in Creative Writing Credits: (1-3, R6)
ENGL 497 - Senior Seminar in Writing Credits: (3)
MPTP 310 - Introduction to Screenwriting Credits: (3)

Creative Writing Minor Checksheet

Minor in English

The minor requires 18 hours of English courses, exclusive of ENGL 300 and those approved for 100-200 level liberal studies credit.

English Minor Checksheet

Minor in Film Studies

The minor requires 18 hours, including:

Film Studies Minor Checksheet

Minor in Literature

The minor requires 18 hours of literature courses, exclusive of those approved for 100-200 level liberal studies credit.

Literature Minor Checksheet

Minor in Professional Writing

Not open to those pursuing the B.A. in English with a concentration in professional writing.

The minor requires 18 hours, including 12 hours selected from the following courses:

ENGL 302 - Introduction to Creative Writing and Editing Credits: 3
ENGL 303 - Introduction to Professional Writing and Editing Credits: (3)
ENGL 304 - Writing for Electronic Environments Credits: (3)
ENGL 305 - Technical Writing Credits: (3)
ENGL 306 - Nonfiction Writing Credits: (3)
ENGL 307 - Professional Editing and Publishing Credits: (3)
ENGL 308 - Fiction Writing Credits: (3, R6)
ENGL 309 - Poetry Writing Credits: (3, R6)
ENGL 312 - Grammar for Teachers Credits: (3)
ENGL 313 - Authoring Multimedia Credits: (3, R6)
ENGL 389 - Cooperative Education: Professional Writing Credits: (1 or 3, R15)
ENGL 401 - Writing for Careers Credits: (3)
ENGL 405 - Advanced Creative Writing Credits: (3)
ENGL 483 - Writing Internship Credits: (3)
ENGL 493 - Topics in Creative Writing Credits: (1-3, R6)
ENGL 497 - Senior Seminar in Writing Credits: (3)
Additional Requirements

6 hours from any English course, exclusive of ENGL 300 and those approved for 100-200 level liberal studies credit.

Professional Writing Minor Checksheet

Minor in TESOL/TESOL Add-On License

The Minor/Add-on License in TESOL consists of 18 semester hours. The minor may be used as a basis for recommendation for NC ESL licensure, but NC allows this option only to students who are receiving initial licensure in Elementary, Middle Grades, or content areas (like English, Math, Science, or Social Studies Ed).

Linguistics Requirement (3 Hours)

  • ENGL 415 - Introduction to Linguistics Credits: (3)

Methods Requirement (3 Hours)

  • ENGL 413 - ESL Methods for Content Teachers Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 416 - Teaching English as a Second Language Credits: (3)

Practicum Requirement (3 Hours)

  • ENGL 492 - Practicum in ESL Credits: (3)

TESOL Electives (9 Hours)

  • ENGL 312 - Grammar for Teachers Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 319 - Grammar, Language, and Discourse Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 325 - Language and Culture Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 326 - Policies and Politics of ESL Credits: (3)

Minor in TESOL/TESOL Add-On License Checksheet

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