The English minor provides the opportunity to study literature, rhetoric, creative writing or film and media, while gaining critical, analytical, and intellectual skills.

About this Program

Department Information

The Department of English fosters a dynamic nexus of critical thinking, writing, and making. English offers students innovative opportunities for individual and collaborative learning through BA, MFA, and PhD programs. Students work with a variety of materials, including: global Anglophone literature, African American literature, children’s literature, comics, critical theory, digital modes, film and media. In-house journals and media reflect the scholarly, creative, and interdisciplinary work done by the department. Active across campus through its affiliations, English produces next-generation arts and humanities.


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  • Only one course with the number ENG 4905 can apply, unless an exception is approved by the undergraduate studies coordinator
  • Of 3000-level courses with an ENC prefix, only the following apply to the English minor:
    ENC 3250Professional Communication3
    ENC 3310Advanced Exposition3
    ENC 3312Advanced Argumentative Writing3
    ENC 3414Hypermedia3
    Of 4000-level courses with an ENC prefix, only the following apply:
    ENC 4212Professional Editing3
    ENC 4260Advanced Professional Writing3
    ENC 4956Overseas Studies1-15
  • Students must complete a minimum six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

Select five at the 3000/4000 level: 115
Only these Prefixes Apply
AML American Literature
CRW Creative Writing
ENC English Composition
ENG English
ENL English Literature
LIT Literature
Other Courses that Apply
Introduction to Linguistics
Rhetorical Criticism
Total Credits15

Three courses must be completed at UF.