English

Deepen your experience of reading, writing, and thinking through a wide range of courses. Increase your appreciation and understanding of writing and literature, gain insights into shaping your words to communicate with others, and discover new ways to express yourself creatively.

Coordinator: Amy Lemmon 

Requirements

Take any five courses for an English minor.

For an English minor with a Literature emphasis, four of the five should have an “L” designation.

For an English minor with a Writing emphasis, four of the five should have a “W” designation.  

Course Designation Credits
EN 030 English Literature (transfer credit)  L  
EN 200 DIGITAL WRITING  W  
EN 202 WOMEN WRITE NEW YORK CITY   L and W  
EN 203 YOUR DIGITAL LIFE: ONLINE LITERACIES FOR A NETWORKED WORLD     
EN 204 CONTEMPORARY US IMMIGRANT LITERATURE: BORDER CROSSINGS AND MIGRATIONS  L  
EN 230/FI 204 MARTIAL ARTS CINEMA AND ITS GLOBAL IMPACT     
EN 231 SHORT FICTION  L  
EN 232 PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICAN LITERATURE  L  
EN 233 POETRY  L  
EN 234 GAY AND LESBIAN LITERATURE  L  
EN 235 AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE  L  
EN 236 MAJOR WRITERS OF THE WESTERN WORLD   L  
EN 238 COMEDY  L  
EN 251 THEATER ARTS     
EN 253 DRAMATIC LITERATURE  L  
EN 257/FI 244 MAJOR MOVEMENTS IN CHINESE, JAPANESE AND KOREAN FILM     
EN 258 INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES     
EN 266/FI 256 SCREENWRITING I  W  
EN 271 LITERATURE AND HISTORY: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICAN CULTURE TO 1865  L  
EN 272 IDENTITY IN AMERICA: HISTORY AND LITERATURE, 1865 TO PRESENT  L  
EN 273 LITERATURE OF INDIA  L  
EN 275 LITERATURE OF THE SIXTIES  L  
EN 278 SCIENCE FICTION L  
 EN 279 WOMEN'S WRITING 1900 TO THE PRESENT  L  
EN 280A SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGLISH: CREATIVITY, THEORY, PRACTICE     
EN 280B SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGLISH: WORLD LITERATURE, REVOLUTIONS, UPRISING AND RESISTANCE L  
EN 281/FI 245 CHINESE CINEMA     
EN 301 IMAGINATIVE WORLDS W  
EN 302 GENDER AND NATIONALISM IN WORLD FICTION (HONORS)  L  
EN 303 WRITING MYSTERY AND CRIME FICTION W  
EN 304 WRITING AS ACTIVISM  W  
EN 305 ARAB WOMEN AND THE WAR STORY  L  
EN 321 STRATEGIES OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION W  
EN 322 PROFESSIONAL WRITING IN ART & DESIGN  W  
EN 323 SPECIALIZED WRITING & THESIS PREPARATION W  
EN 324 WRITING ON THE ARTS W  
EN 325 PLAYWRITING  W  
EN 331 INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE L  
EN 333 MODERN LITERATURE: THE SPIRIT OF THE 20TH CENTURY L  
EN 334 THE NOVEL L  
EN 335 WORKING WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES: 1865 TO PRESENT L  
EN 336 FROM GOTHIC TO HORROR: LITERATURE OF FEAR L  
EN 337 POETRY IN GLOBAL SOCIETY  L  
EN 338 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND LITERATURE L  
EN 353 THEATER OF THE AMERICAS  L  
EN 361 CREATIVE WRITING  W  
EN 362 CREATIVE NONFICTION  W  
EN 363 FICTION WRITING  W  
EN 364 POETRY WRITING  W  
EN 365 RESEARCH WRITING W  
EN 366/FI 356 SCREENWRITING II W  
EN 367 WRITING FOR ART HISTORY AND MUSEUM PROFESSIONS W  
EN 371 CHINESE ODYSSEY: INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LITERATURE L  
EN 373 THE GRAPHIC NOVEL L  
EN 381 ASIAN FICTION: REGIONAL SELECTIONS (HONORS) L  
EN 382/FI 343 CONTEMPORARY CHINESE CINEMA (HONORS)     
EN 390 THE UNCANNY (HONORS) L and W  
EN 391 CREATIVE IMAGINATION: THEORY AND PROCESS (HONORS)     
EN 392 GREEK MYTHS AND THEIR TRANSFORMATIONS (HONORS) L  
EN 393 SHAKESPEARE (HONORS) L  
EN 394 AMERICAN LIVES (HONORS) L and W  
EN 395 TRAVEL LITERATURE AND THE TRAVEL ESSAY (HONORS) L  
EN 396 SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS (HONORS) L  
EN 397 WOMEN IN U.S. THEATER (HONORS) L  
EN 399 THE CRAFT OF WRITING POETRY (HONORS) W  
EN 480A SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGLISH: ADVANCED POETRY AND HYBRID FORMS W  

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.