Develop your critical thinking skills and explore areas such as literature, film, drama, rhetoric, and identity with a Minor in English.
About the Minor
With a minor in English, you will supplement your major field with language, writing, and critical thinking skills as well as knowledge of literary tradition and the histories and cultures that inform our world.
How to Declare the Minor
Any advisor can declare the minor. Review minor requirements below and complete the Declare Minor form.
There are 21 units required for the English minor (9 units of these units must be upper-division).* You must maintain a 2.0 minor GPA to graduate and at least three English units must be taken at the University of Arizona.
Core Course (6 units)
280: Introduction to Literature
380: Literary Analysis
*ENGL 380 counts toward the 9 units of upper-division credit.
Minor Elective Courses (15 units)
At least 6 units must be upper-division. Choose your electives from 200-level (200-299), 300-level (300-399), and 400-level (400-499) ENGL courses. See your Academic Advisement Report for a list of approved courses.