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ENGLISH

CRITICAL AND CREATIVE SKILLS FOR ANY CAREER.

An English minor complements any major. Students who major in disciplines other than English, but share a love and respect for language and literature, often pursue a minor degree. This versatile and popular program encourages students to draw from a broad range of courses in writing, literature, film and theater, tailoring a program to their desires. Students interested in developing their writing skills, for example, might choose a minor consisting of courses in advanced composition, professional and technical writing, creative writing and a class in critical analysis of literature.

English minors must complete six courses with a ‘C’ average or better: EN201, EN202, EN282 and four additional courses numbered above EN202. To view current course offerings and requirements for this minor, please see Norwich's academic course catalog:

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Meet Our English Faculty

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    Amy Woodbury Tease

    “I think undergraduate research is the most important aspect of our students’ education. I tell my freshman students and up, ‘This is where you find your voice. This is where you ask your questions.’” Read More
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    Sean Prentiss

    “I love watching students take risks, grow, explore, and become passionate about some new idea. Literally every day is better after I teach because students bring so much energy to class. They repeatedly inspire me.” Read More
  • Patricia J. Ferreira

    Patricia J. Ferreira

    “I teach because my students educate me every day. I have the luxury of a career where I didn’t stop learning when I graduated with my Ph.D. My students force me to learn every time I walk into the classroom.” Read More
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