English Studies Minor

English Studies Minor

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The English Studies minor provides a basic understanding of the English language and literature. When combining this minor with a major, or with another minor, please contact a faculty member in English and Writing and see the Advising page for information that will help you choose elective classes.

Prerequisites (not counted toward 30-credit minimum)

  • English 1XX: Any 100-level literature (4)
  • Writing 121: Expository Writing (4)

Required Courses

  • English 221: Sophomore Seminar II (3)
  • English 201: Shakespeare (4)

Two of the Following

  • English 371: British Literature Before 1800 (4)
  • English 372: British Literature After 1800 (4)
  • English 381: American Literature Before 1865 (4) (4)
  • English 382: American Literature After 1865 (4)


Minimum of 15 elective credits of English and Writing

  • Minimum of 7 hours of upper division
  • Minimum of 9 hours must be from ENG
  • Minimum of half of which must be courses of at least three credits

A minimum of 30 graded credits in English/Writing is required, with a minimum of 15 upper-division. A minimum of 10 credits applied to the minor must be taken at Eastern Oregon University. A minimum of “C-” or better is required in each course counting toward the minor, but a cumulative grade of “C” (2.00) is required for completion of the minor. Should this minor be combined with another English/Writing minor as part of a Liberal Studies degree, no more than one course should overlap with the other minor. Please note: Pre-requisites may not be taken as co-requisites.

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