Home Campus Directory | A-Z Index

Develop skills in writing and critical thinking that will prove valuable for any career path

Why pursue a minor in English?

Strong writing and critical thinking skills are invaluable assets in any career field. Courses in creative, fiction, nonfiction, business, and scientific and technical writing allow students to tailor this minor to develop skills specific to their own area of interest. Students may also choose from a wide variety of literature courses that will allow them to develop a greater understanding of culture and history along with different writing styles and techniques.

Requirements for the English Minor (ENGCC): 18 credits

Select 6 credits from ENGL 200-289

Select 6 credits from ENGL 400-493

Select 6 additional credits in English

*English 15 and English 202 (A, B, C, or D) do not count toward the English minor.

More information on the English minor (ENGCC), requirements and courses may also be found in the University Bulletin.

Students interested in pursuing a minor in English can apply on eLion if in a baccalaureate major.

For more information on the English minor at Penn State Greater Allegheny, contact Dr. MaryEllen Higgins at mxh68@psu.edu.


The cast of "The Dream Tree," a student production based on Latin American folklore.

The cast of the spring 2009 theatre production.

On campus between Frable and Main