The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

English and Philosophy Minors


Six Good Reasons to Minor in English

CRWR - Creative Writing

Students minoring in Creative Writing will gain knowledge of four genres: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama. In all four genres, they will acquire skills in writing, revising, and critiquing their own work and the work of others. In addition, they will gain a higher level of expertise in at least two genres.
Creative Writing Minor - Program of Study

EHLL - English Language and Literature

Students minoring in English Language and Literature will learn about the literary heritage of Great Britain and the United States as well as the history and nature of the English language. They will develop skills in reading, writing, researching, and critical thinking. They should learn to appreciate the importance of effective writing skills.
Language and Literature Minor Program of Study

PHIL - Philosophy

Students minoring in Philosophy will learn about the Western philosophical heritage and the different areas of philosophical inquiry. They will develop skills in reading, writing, and critical thinking. They should learn to appreciate the contributions of philosophy to Western culture and the importance of philosophical thinking.
Philosophy Minor - Program of Study

EWE - Writing and Editing

Students will learn about differences between academic and professional writing. They will develop skills in both academic and professional writing as well as editorial skills. They should learn to appreciate the qualities of effective academic and professional writing.
Writing and Editing Minor Program of Study