Apr 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Minor

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Requirements for the liberal arts minor in English

A minimum of 20 credits in English courses is required (exclusive of composition courses used to satisfy the writing proficiency requirement), with the following stipulations:

  • A maximum of four credits of creative writing (CW) courses will be accepted for credit toward the minor.
  • Only one 1000-level course will be accepted as part of the minor.
  • At least two courses must be taken at the 3000 or 4000 level.
  • Only four credits of ENG 4996  may apply toward the minor.
  • English minors are encouraged to take advantage of study-abroad and study-away programs offered through Oakland University. The department advisers will work with students whenever possible to identify equivalent courses in study-abroad and study-away programs that will fulfill requirements for the minor.
  • At least 12 credits from offerings in English must be taken at Oakland.
  • Only courses in which a student has earned a (C) may be counted toward the English minor.
  • ENG 2100  is a prerequisite for literary history courses, courses in critical and cultural approaches to literature, and the capstone seminar.


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