(19-20 credits)

General Requirements:

  • Composition credits (ENG160 Composition I, ENG170 Writing and Rhetoric, ENG180 Composition II, ENG206 Advanced Writing and Rhetoric, ENG207 Intermediate Composition ) do not count toward the English minor.
  • Courses taken S*/U* (student-elected Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) or graded below C- will not count toward the minor.
Required Courses (8 Credits)
ENG303Introduction to British Literature4
ENG333Introduction to American Literature4
Elective Courses (11-12 Credits) 1
Select three elective courses in English or Linguistics 211-12
Total Credits19-20
1

Transfer students may need to take additional elective credits in order to compensate for 3-credit survey courses accepted as equivalent to 4-credit ENG courses at New Paltz. All students must complete at least 19 credits for the minor in English.

2

excluding ENG160 Composition I, ENG170 Writing and Rhetoric, ENG180 Composition II, ENG206 Advanced Writing and Rhetoric, ENG207 Intermediate Composition , ENG224 Expository Writing , ENG226 Practical Grammar , ENG448 Writing the Novel, ENG452 The Craft of Fiction , ENG453 The Craft of Poetry , ENG454 The Craft of Creative Non Fiction , ENG455 The Craft of Dramatic Writing . At least two English courses must be at the 400 level, and one must be in literature before 1800