Department of English at Illinois State University

English Minors at Illinois State University

Minors are a combination of courses designed to provide a cohesive introduction to an area of study beyond the student's major. The English Department offers four minors: English Studies, English Education, Writing, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

English faculty and English courses are also included in a variety of University-wide minors.

Minor in English

The minor in English is a good choice if you want a minor with a variety of English courses.

Learn more about the minor in English.

Minor in TESOL

The minor in TESOL is most often taken by students who are seeking an endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in order to diversify their teaching or professional credentials.

Learn more about the minor in TESOL.

Minor in Writing

The minor in Writing is taken by students in a variety of majors. Students in the minor can specialize in Creative Writing, Technical Writing, or Rhetoric and Composition.

Learn more about the minor in Writing.

University-wide Minors

Students selecting a University-wide, interdisciplinary minor can take advantage of the many exciting resources of ISU's large scholarly community

Learn more about University-wide minors.