English: Writing, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N377

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Department of English.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours in writing courses beyond the first-year level, at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.

Choose fifteen (15) hours in writing courses beyond the first-year level, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.15
Total Credit Hours15

Writing courses that fulfill the requirements for the minor in writing include:

ENGL 2113Intermediate Writing3
ENGL 2123Creative Writing3
ENGL 2133Autobiographical Writing3
ENGL 3103Topics in Advanced Composition3
ENGL 3123Fiction Writing3
ENGL 3133Poetry Writing3
ENGL 3143Studies in Literacy and Rhetoric3
ENGL 3153Technical Writing3
ENGL 3163Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities3
ENGL 3173Histories of Writing, Rhetoric and Technology3
ENGL 3223Oklahoma Writers/Writing Oklahoma3
ENGL 4943Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing3
  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.