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For students entering Skidmore fall 2012 and after:

Students wishing to declare a minor in English should consult with the chair for specific program planning. The minor includes six courses in one of two areas of concentration:



Literature: Six courses, including EN 110, one course from "Forms of Language and Literature," one course from "Language and Literature in Context," and three courses from "Advanced Courses in Language and Literature."



Creative Writing: Six courses, including EN 110; EN 211, EN 213, or EN 219; EN 280, EN 281, or EN 282; an additional 200- or 300-level course (excluding "Courses in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction Writing"); and two semesters of either EN 378, EN 379, or EN 380. (EN 371 may substitute for one semester of EN 378, EN 379, or EN 380.)

Students wishing to complete a minor in English should file a Declaration of Minor with the Registrar before the last semester of the senior year at Skidmore and maintain at least a 2.0 grade average in their concentration for the minor.



Note: 200-level courses in English are open to first-year students unless prerequisites or restrictions are stated in the description.

 

For students entering Skidmore prior to Fall 2012:

Students wishing to declare a minor in English should consult with the chair for specific program planning. The minor normally includes six courses in one of three areas of concentration:



Literature: Six courses, including EN 110 , one course from "Forms of Language and Literature," one course from "Language and Literature in Context," and three courses from "Advanced Courses in Language and Literature" (other than EN 371).



Creative Writing: Six courses, including EN 211 or EN 213; EN 281 or EN 282; at least two from the category "Advanced Courses in Language and Literature" (other than EN 371); and two courses taken from the following combinations:

  1. EN 379 and EN 380

     
  2. two semesters of either EN 379 or EN 380

     
  3. EN 380 and either EN 381 or an independent study in writing

     
  4. EN 379 and either EN 381 or an independent study in writing

Expository Writing: Six courses, including EN 110; EN 207; EN 280; EN 303H or EN 378; one course from "Advanced Courses in Language and Literature" (other than EN 371); and one course from "Forms of Language and Literature" or "Advanced Courses in Language and Literature."



Students wishing to complete a minor in English should file a Declaration of Minor with the Registrar before the last semester of the senior year at Skidmore and maintain at least a 2.0 grade average in their concentration for the minor.



Note: 200-level courses in English are open to first-year students unless prerequisites or restrictions are stated in the description.

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