English  (Minor)

Enhance your critical thinking and communication skills and develop your creativity through your choice of courses in literature, writing and linguistics in this program that complements any course of study.

Program Description

The minor in English provides students with the knowledge and skills that enable them to improve their writing, enhance their ability to read and think analytically, and become critical consumers of media.

This program is delivered entirely online and serves as a complement to the chosen major of undergraduate students who are pursuing an ASU major online.

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At a Glance: program details

  • Location: online
  • Additional Program Fee: No
  • Second Language Requirement: No

Program Requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: BA in English

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.

Enrollment Requirements

The online minor in English consists of 24 credit hours. At least four courses (12 of the 24 hours) must be taken at the 300 or 400 level with the remaining nine credit hours to be completed with ENG 200-499 courses. A grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or higher is required in all courses taken for the minor.


ENG 200 Critical Reading and Writing About Literature, L or HU (3)

To complete the 24 credit hours, students choose 21 credit hours in electives from among the department's offerings, including:

a minimum of six credits in ENG courses at the 300 level
a minimum of six credits in ENG courses at the 400 level

Depending upon a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Attend Online

ASU offers this program in an online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. Applicants may view the program description and request more information here.

Program Contact Information

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