English - Minor Degree Program | Briar Cliff University

English Minor

Degree Type: Primary or Secondary Minor

The English minor is designed to develop student’s insights into human nature and thought, as well as an appreciation of the written word as a mode of expression. The minor helps prepare students for careers in business, law, education, public service and information services, among hundreds of other fields.

English Minor Courses

ENGL 110 - Introduction to Literature

Students read short stories and poems for enjoyment, discussion and analysis. Learning literary terms and critical methods will be added course outcomes. Read more »

ENGL 243 - Shakespeare

Representative plays from the major types (comedy, history, tragedy) for reading and analysis. Students will appreciate the universality of Shakespeare's art: "He was not of an age, but for all time." Prerequisite:WRTG 109 or equivalent skill Read more »

Additional Program Requirements

Completion of the English minor requires at least three other ENGL courses, including two numbered above 300.

NOTE: ENGL 211 is interchangeable with 210

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