Minor in English

A minor in English is beneficial to many majors. With this minor, students will learn about the history of major figures and trend in British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period into the 20th century, American literature, advanced grammar and have the opportunity to take a variety of English electives.


Career Field

Graduates with an English minor can find jobs in a variety of industries including:

  • Education
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Publication
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Law and Public Service
  • Medicine
  • History


If you’re looking to add the skillsets of an English major but want to pursue a different degree, a minor in English will provide valuable skills in just about any career a graduate chooses.


  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Magazine Writer
  • Researcher

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Faculty Profiles

Kristin Denslow, PhD

Department of English
Associate Professor

Renard Doneskey, PhD

Department of English
Professor and Department Chair

Jayne Doneskey, MA

Department of English
Assistant Professor