Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2024-2025 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

English, Minor

The discipline of English has expanded beyond the traditional study of literature to include creative writing, film studies, technical writing and cultural studies. The Minor in English lets you explore the craft and meaning behind a range of literary and popular texts, analyze how words can shape our ethical, cultural and critical sensibilities, and practice the art of communicating with elegance and clarity. The minor involves a total of eight courses.

Required courses

  • One Composition course from the list provided below
  • One Literature course from the list provided below
  • One 1000-level or higher CRWT or ENGL or FILM
  • Three 2000-level or higher ENGL
  • Two 3000-level or higher ENGL


ENGL 2210 - English Literature to the Restoration  and ENGL 2211 - English Literature from the Restoration to the Present  are highly recommended since they are foundational to advanced studies in literature.

In addition to these courses, prospective teachers are strongly advised to take:

Students should be aware that registration in senior offerings requires successful completion of specific courses at the 1000-, 2000-, and/or 3000-level.