Minors & Double Majors

English Minor in Literature

Prerequisite: One course from ENGL 287, 288, 289, or 290, then

  • Two 300/400-level courses in pre-1800 literature
  • Two 300/400-level courses in post-1800 literature
  • Two additional 300/400-level courses in English

English Minor in Writing

Prerequisite: One course from ENGL 287, 288, 289, or 290, then

  • Three courses from ENGL 460, 462, 463, 464, or 465
  • Three additional 300/400-level courses in English

Double Majors

A double major can be an excellent way to distinguish yourself and give yourself an edge on the job market, but it takes careful planning to complete. Here are some possible plans of study:

Pre-Law

There is no single pre-law major, and law schools typically draw students from such majors as English, philosophy, history, business, and political science. English, however, has long been one of the most popular pre-law majors, and English majors have traditionally scored very well on the LSAT exam. See a possible plan of study for a B.A. in English that intentionally prepares you for law school:

English and Pre-law