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LLP: Undergraduate Minors

LLP majors have the option to minor in the areas of English, Communication, Film, Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Philosophy. To declare a minor, please speak with your advisor to make sure that you have the classes required for the minor. Please use your SHIP account to declare a minor.

Creative Writing Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15 hours

Courses selected from:

  • ENGL 3710 - Freelance Writing and Publication
  • ENGL 3730 - Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENGL 4740 - Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • ENGL 4750 - Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • ENGL 4760 - Scriptwriting
  • ENGL 5760U - Literary Nonfiction
  • ENGL 5770U - Advanced Creative Writing, Poetry
  • ENGL 5780U - Advanced Creative Writing, Fiction
English Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15-18 hours

Must include 9 hours of English electives numbered 3000 or above (maximum of 3 hours of ENGL 4990)

Film Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15 hours

  • 15 hours of FILM courses numbered 3000 or above

French Minor - ONLINE
Program of Study: Program

Courses

Credits

In addition to fulfilling program requirements for their specific degree program, students must complete the following requirements to receive a eFrench Minor.

Required French courses

3-9 credits

FREN 2001 (if needed)

Intermediate French I

3 credits

FREN 2002 (if needed)

Intermediate French II

3 credits

FREN 2010

Intermediate Conversation

3 credits

Related Field electives

9-15 credits

Students may select any combination of courses in French numbered above 3000

 

Total for Program Requirements

18 credits

Foreign Language Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15 hours

  • Must include 9 hours of language electives numbered 3000 or above
Journalism Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15 hours

Two or three courses from:

  • ENGL 3700 - Introduction to Communications
  • ENGL 3710 - Freelance Writing and Publication
  • ENGL 3720 - Business and Technical Communication
  • ENGL 5700U - Promotional Writing
  • ENGL 5750U - Publication Design
  • Two or three courses from:
  • JOUR 3200 - Introduction to Print and Online Media
  • JOUR 3430 - News Writing and Reporting
  • JOUR 3450 - Contemporary Editing
  • JOUR 3460 - Travel and Tourism Writing
  • JOUR 4000 - Topics in Journalism
  • JOUR 4100 - Public Affairs Reporting
Linguistics Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15 hours

ENGL 3010 - INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDIES

Twelve hours of approved electives selected from:

  • LING 4700

  • LING 5000U - TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS 3-0-3

  • LING 5440U - EARLY ENGLISH LITERATURE 3-0-3

  • LING 5465U - CHAUCER 3-0-3

  • LING 5800U - ADVANCED GRAMMAR 3-0-3

  • LING 5820U - HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3-0-3

  • SPAN 4040 - SPANISH PHONETICS    

  • SPAN 3050 - ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX

  • SPAN 3060 - ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS

  • FREN 3030

Philosophy Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15-18 hours

  • Must include 9 hours of philosophy electives numbered 3000 or above

Professional Writing Minor

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each upper-level course included in any major or minor area. A minor must contain 15 to 18 semester hours of course work with at least 9 hours of upper division course work. Courses taken to satisfy core areas A through E may not be counted as course work in the minor.

Students majoring in English are strongly encouraged to take their survey courses (ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2132) early. Survey courses, along with ENGL 3010, should be the main constituent of the first eighteen hours taken in the major. To remain a major in good standing in the program requires a GPA of 2.25 in major courses. After the completion of eighteen hours of major level courses, this average in the field must be maintained. Normally a student would be given one semester to raise his or her average to 2.25 in order to remain in the program. Requirements: 15-18 hours

  • ENGL 3700 - INTRO TO COMMUNICATIONS

  • ENGL 3710 - FREELANCE WRITING AND PUBLICATION

  • ENGL 3720 - BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

  • ENGL 3800 - ADVANCED COMPOSITION

  • ENGL 5700U - PROMOTIONAL WRITING

  • ENGL 5710U - WRITING FOR THE NONPROFIT SECTOR

  • ENGL 5730U - RHETORIC

  • ENGL 5740U - TECHNICAL EDITING

  • ENGL 5750U - PUBLICATION DESIGN

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