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Minor in English

Why Earn Your English Minor at Saint Leo University?

The world needs articulate communicators, and with the minors below, you’ll know how to meet that demand. Perfect your writing skills and cultural literacy to prepare for a career in advertising, public relations, editing, publishing or teaching.

The English minor is designed to provide students with a diverse approach to the study of literature.

Learning Experience:
Campus
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
21 hours

Undergraduate English Program Details

Required Courses

  • ENG 220 - Introduction to Literary Study and Research 3 credits
  • ENG 312 - Foundations of British Literature I 3 credits
  • ENG 313 - Foundations of British Literature II 3 credits
  • ENG 320 - Foundations of American Literature 3 credits
    Plus three upper-level English courses 9 credits

Total Credits: 21

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Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.

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  • What are the benefits of earning your english degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • How will you gain real experience?

    Guest lecturers

    Meet luminaries such as U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, poet and fiction-writer Valada Flewellyn, ESPN writer Pat Yasinskas and filmmaker Ralph Clemente.

    Co-curricular activities

    Become an active member of the Alpha Alpha Alpha chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. Contribute to Sandhill Review literary magazine and The Lions' Pride student newspaper.

Internships

Interact with local and national media through Saint Leo’s University Communications and Athletic Communications offices. Spread your wings off-campus at the Associated Press and Tampa Bay Times.

Conferences

Attend writing and English Honor Society conferences.

College of Arts & Sciences

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  • The College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Leo University offers students a broad education that lays a durable foundation for critical and independent thinking. The essential spirit of the liberal arts is a cornerstone of the varied degree programs. From biology to English to sociology, students enjoy a nice selection of in-demand degree programs for all interests.

    Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom. Students travel to Europe through our cultural immersion courses, research unique plant species while trekking through the Peruvian Amazon, and attend film screenings and poetry readings. With highly experienced professors who bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom, students are prepared to work in a variety of rewarding fields. The College supports more than 30 degree programs across University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.

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