Advisor Contact:
Sandra V Holm
Modern Languages 450
(520) 621-1836
Last names starting with
A to K
Minor Description:

The English minor is designed (1) to provide students with solid fundamentals in writing, reading, analytical skills, and literary knowledge and (2) to allow them a wide range of choice in concentrations and electives grounded in those fundamentals, all of which can lead to many fruitful occupations.

Minor Requirements:

The number of units required for the English minor is 21 units.

Required courses for the English minor:

  • ENGL 280 Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 380 Literary Analysis
  • ENGL Upper-Division Elective (300-/400-level)
  • ENGL Upper-Division Elective (300-/400-level)
  • ENGL Upper- or Lower-Division Elective
  • ENGL Upper- or Lower-Division Elective
  • ENGL Upper- or Lower-Division Elective*

Academic Advisement Report


A minimum of 9 upper-division units are required for the minor, and you must earn at least a 2.00 GPA in the minor in order to graduate.  Additionally, you must complete at least 3 units of coursework in residence at the University of Arizona to fulfill minimum GPA requirements.

Declaring the Minor:

Completion of an online information session is required to declare the English minor and may be found here: https://english.arizona.edu/english-minor.  You may schedule an appointment with an advisor after the information session is complete and all necessary paperwork is turned into our office.  

Double Use of Minor Course Work:

English does not permit double use of courses in this minor with any other major or second minor.