Requirements for the English Minor

  • A minor must contain at least 9 hours of upper division course work.
  • Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas I through V may not be counted as course work in the minor.
  • Courses taken in Core Area VI may be counted as course work in the minor.

Required Courses (15 Hours)

Five Upper Division (3000-level or above) ENGL courses, at least three of which must be at the 4000-level

English courses at the 4000-level courses have prerequisites. They require two 2000-level ENGL courses OR one 2000-level ENGL course AND one 2000-level CMLT course.

At least three of the English classes must be English Department Literature courses. No more than two courses may come from the following list of Advanced Writing Courses:

ENGL 3590W 
ENGL 3600W 
ENGL 3800W or 3800H
ENGL 3801 

ENGL 3850S
ENGL 3860W

ENGL 4800W *
ENGL 4830W 
ENGL 4831W 
ENGL 4832W

ENGL 4836W/6836W

ENGL 4837W/6837W
ENGL 4995

*ENGL 4800W requires ENGL 3800W or ENGL 3800H as a prerequisite; ENGL 4800W may not be repeated as course work in the minor.

- Four courses must be taken at the University of Georgia; one course may be transferred from elsewhere. 

- No Independent Study or Internship courses my count towards the English Minor.

- A grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in all minor courses.


For more information about minor course work contact: 
Jim Kallerman, Undergraduate Administrative Coordinator

We encourage students who wish to take more than the permitted number of Advanced Writing Courses to consider the Writing Certificate Program or the Area of Emphasis in Creative Writing in the English Major. 

For more information about the Writing Certificate Program, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Davis, Coordinator, Writing Certificate Program, 
For more information about the Major in English with an Area of Emphasis in Creative Writing, please contact Christine Lasek-White, Creative Writing Program Coordinator,