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General English Minor

The general English minor is designed for students who are not majoring in English but who want broad experience across the fields of the discipline, including creative writing, film studies, language and linguistics, literature, and writing and literacy.

A minor in English (ENG) requires satisfactory completion of the following requirements:

  • Satisfactory progress toward completion of the baccalaureate degree in the student’s home school. 
  • Completion of 15 credit hours, with a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • All courses must be at the 200 level or above.
  • At least 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.
  • to declare the minor, complete the School of Liberal Arts online declaration form: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/admissions/update-major-form.html

Choose 15 credit hours from the following:

Courses in Creative Writing (ENG-W)
Courses in Film Studies (FILM-C)
Courses in Linguistics (ENG-Z)
Courses in Literature (ENG-L)
Courses in Professional and Public Writing (ENG-W)

Accelerated Second Degree: The Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies are waived for undergraduate students whose first major is outside the School of Liberal Arts and whose second major is a Bachelor of Arts degree from the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Students are only required to complete the courses in their major of choice in Liberal Arts. The IUPUI General Education Core or the Indiana transferable general education core must be successfully completed. Students must complete the degree outside Liberal Arts in order to have the Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies waived for degree completion. The Liberal Arts baccalaureate competencies are only waived for students who actively pursue and complete another degree program outside of Liberal Arts.