Department of English at Illinois State University

Minor in English

The Minor in English requires 18 hours of English courses, exclusive of ENG 101 and courses in the teaching of English (291, 295, 296, 297, 395).

Course Requirements

  • 3 hours of literature selected from ENG 110, 130, 150
  • 3 hours of writing selected from ENG 246, 227, 247, 248, 249, 347, 349
  • 3 hours of language selected from ENG 241, 243, 244, 245, 310, 341, 342
  • 9 hours of electives selected from ENG 160, 165, 229, 250, 251, 260, 261, 271, 272, 308, 360, 365, 370 (courses that were not selected from the literature, writing, or language course lists can also serve as electives)

Note: At least 12 of the 18 hours must be at the 200- through 300-level.

Please note that these requirements are for the 2010-2012 course catalog. Students enrolled under prior catalogs should check with one of the English Department's Academic Advisors for those requirements.

To download and print a copy of the minor in English course requirements, please visit English Advising Forms.

For questions about the minor in English, please contact Mark Vegter