Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

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Minor Courses
Select three (3) from the following 200 level EN courses: 19
The Living Writer: Introduction to Creative Writing
How English Works
English Literature I
Honors English Literature I
English Literature II
Honors English Literature II
World Literature I
World Literature II
American Literature
Honors American Literature
American Literature II
Honors American Literature II
African American Literature I
African American Literature II
Credit Hours Subtotal: 9
Select four EN electives at the 300-400 level12
Credit Hours Subtotal: 12
Total Hours21

At least two (2) of the three (3) required 200 level EN courses must be from EN 205 English Literature I (or EN 215 Honors English Literature I), EN 206 English Literature II (or EN 216 Honors English Literature II), EN 207 World Literature I, EN 208 World Literature II, EN 209 American Literature (or EN 219 Honors American Literature), EN 210 American Literature II (or EN 220 Honors American Literature II), EN 249 African American Literature I, EN 250 African American Literature II.

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours in 300-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

EN 430 English Internship  is not applicable to the minor in English. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser each semester in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.