Minor Requirements

MINOR IN ENGLISH
Complete four courses, of which at least two must be taken at Northeastern. Courses taken toward the writing requirement do not count toward the minor. Two courses must be at the 3000 level or above. A total of 16SH is required for the English Minor.

Complete at least (2) literature courses from the following list:
ENGL1165-ENGL1701, ENGL2100, ENGL3337, ENGL3339, ENGL3396-ENGL4687

The remaining courses may be any ENGL course (literature, rhetoric, or creative writing), excluding required writing courses (i.e., ENGL1101-ENGL1111, ENGL3300-ENGL3314). No ENGW courses may be used toward the minor.

 

MINOR IN RHETORIC
Note: For communication studies students, only two courses from this minor also count toward communication studies major requirements; additional courses taken for this minor do not count toward communication studies major requirements.
Complete one of the following courses:
- COMM 1210 Persuasion and Rhetoric
- ENGL 1160 Introduction to Rhetoric
Complete four courses from the following list. Note: For English majors, only one course from the major may also count toward this elective section of the minor:
- COMM 1414 American Public Address 1, 1630– 1930
- COMM 3331 Argumentation and Debate
- COMM 3414 American Public Address 2, 1930–Present
- COMM 3501 Free Speech: Law and Practice
- COMM 4602 Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
- COMM 4610 Political Communication
- ENGL 3322 Topics in Rhetoric
- ENGL 3325 Rhetoric or Law
- ENGL 3381 The Writing Process

 

MINOR IN WRITING

Choose four courses from the following list:

ENGL 1160         Introduction to Rhetoric
ENGL 3320        Technical Comm 1
ENGL 3321         Technical Comm 2
ENGL 3322         Topics in Rhetoric
ENGL 3323         Topics Tech Comm
ENGL 3325         Rhetoric or Law
ENGL 3372         Creative Writing
ENGL 3377         Poetry Workshop
ENGL 3378         Fiction Workshop
ENGL 3379         Nonfiction Workshop
ENGL 3380         Topics in Writing
ENGL 3381         Writing Process
ENGL 3382         Publication Arts
ENGL 3383         Style and Editing
CINE 3389          Screenwriting