English Department at UNLV

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Undergraduate Program

Minors and Concentrations

The English Department at UNLV offers three undergraduate minors: the minor in English, the minor in Professional Writing, and the minor in Creative Writing. Minors are open to students whose major is something other than English. English majors who complete the requirements for the Professional Writing or Creative Writing minors will be awarded the degree of BA in English with a Concentration in Professional/Creative Writing.

English Minor Requirements

The minor in English at UNLV involves 24 credits of advanced coursework in composition and literature.

Writing About Literature
  • ENG 298: Writing About Literature
British Literature Survey
  • ENG 449A: British Literature I
  • ENG 449B: British Literature II
American Literature Survey
  • ENG 451A: American Literature I
  • ENG 451B: American Literature II
English electives

You must complete at least three additional 400-level English courses.

Professional Writing Minor Requirements

The minor in Professional Writing at UNLV involves 21 credits of advanced coursework in writing and rhetoric.

Business or Technical Writing
  • ENG 407A: Business Writing OR
  • ENG 407B: Technical Writing
Core Courses
  • ENG 400: Document Design
  • ENG 406B: Electronic Documents and Publications
  • ENG 407C: Advanced Professional Communication
English electives

You must complete at least three additional English courses (200-level or higher).

BA in English with a Concentration in Professional Writing

English majors who take 407A/B, 400, 406B, and 407C as part of their 400-level English electives will qualify for the concentration.

Creative Writing Minor Requirements

The minor in Creative Writing at UNLV involves 21 credits of advanced coursework in writing and literature.

Introductory Writing
  • ENG 205: Introduction to Creative Writing
Advanced Writing
  • ENG 402A: Advanced Creative Writing (6 credits)
English electives

You must complete at least four additional 400-level English courses.

BA in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing

English majors who take two sections of 402A as part of their 400-level English electives plus ENG 205 as one of their general electives will qualify for the concentration.