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Minor in English [Arts]

General Information

This minor is commonly taken as part of the Bachelor of Arts  program, which has additional regulations and requirements, including specific regulations for cross-listed courses.

Students from other programs should note the regulations and requirements on their own program page.

Students may also be interested in the Minor in Creative Writing [Arts] .

Requirements for the Minor

See requirements for Minors  found on the Bachelor of Arts (BA) page.

A minor in English requires:

  • 6 units of junior English (OR 3 units of junior ENGL plus WRS 101)
  • Minimum of 12 units to maximum of 42 units at the 200-level or higher of which 6 units must be at the 300-level or the 400-level.


WRITE and approved cross-listed courses are considered English courses in the requirements for the minor (i.e., are included in the minimum and maximum); however, no more than 9 units may be taken in WRITE and approved cross-listed courses.