Mar 20, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English Minor

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The purpose of the minor in English at UNLV is to provide students with both a familiarity with British and American literature and an enhanced ability to read, write and think critically. Students must successfully complete 24 semester credits of coursework in composition and literature.

Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Department of English web page at for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in English | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (



Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Wilson Advising Center



Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities



Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the English minor, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major authors, works, genres and movements in British and American literature
  • Read and think critically, discerning alternative interpretations of texts
  • Write clear narrative essays and papers, citing, analyzing and interpreting multiple sources of information

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