Departments & Programs


Minor in English
Required Courses

15 credit hours in English above the 100 level, including:

  1. ENG L260 Introduction to Advanced Study of Literature (3 cr.).
  2. One introductory genre course (3 cr.) approved for CASE Intensive Writing credit, chosen from
    • L203 Introduction to Drama
    • L204 Introduction to Fiction
    • L205 Introduction to Poetry
    • L206 Introduction to Prose (Excluding Fiction)
  3. Two literary history courses (6 cr.) chosen from
    • L310 Literary History 1: Beginnings through the Seventeenth Century
    • L312 Literary History 2: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
    • L316 Literary History 3: Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries
  4. One English elective at the 300–400 level. (May include L310, L312 or L316 if not used to fulfill requirement 3 above.)
  5. At least 9 credit hours of course work must be completed on the Bloomington campus

Note:  W202 and W205 are not approved for inclusion in the major or minor.

Students may complete both the minor in English and the minor in creative writing as long as different courses are chosen to complete each minor.