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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

English Minor

Penn State Berks - Christian Weisser,
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Contact: Craig Warren,

For the English minor at Penn State Erie, the student must take (beyond the basic General Education) 18 credits of courses in ENGL or ELISH; 6 of these credits must be at the 400 level. The student is encouraged to take courses from each of the areas within the major (The Canon and Its Critics, Globality and Literature, Cultural Studies), as well courses in creative writing. By doing so, students will develop skills in writing and critical thinking that will prove valuable in their later work experiences.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


Select at least 12 credits from ENGL or ELISH 200-289 [Students may not count courses used to satisfy General Education Writing/Speaking Skills] (Sem: 1-6)
Select at least 6 credits from ENGL or ELISH 400-493


Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2001



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