If you love to read and write, an English minor at Grenfell will expand your creativity, imagination, and critical thinking. There is a particular focus on creative writing and our instructors expose you to different worldviews through literature, allowing you to analyze culture, world events, and your own daily encounters in a new way.
- Explore both classic and modern literature, from medieval epics to contemporary graphic novels.
- Better understand the social and cultural conditions of people throughout history.
- Grasp the changing views and attitudes related to concepts like beauty and truth.
- Understand the joys and sorrows of others, and make sense of the events that shape us.
- Learn ways to engage with the world around you and appreciate the diversity of cultural work done by writers in Canada and around the world.
- Gain solid communication and critical thinking skills.
Grenfell's English minor includes key courses that give you a strong understanding of the essential aspects of English literature. The courses also focus on specific areas of English studies, including:
- Canadian literature
- Dramatic literature
- Modern literature
- Creative writing
Learn more about Grenfell's English program.
Students completing a minor in English must complete 24 credit hours in the following courses:
- Six credit hours at 1000 level in English
- Six credit hours chosen from English 2005, 2006 and 2007
- Three credit hours chosen from English 3205 or 3206
- Nine additional credit hours in English electives; 3 credit hours must be chosen from courses having an initial digit "3" or "4"