A minor in English from Wichita State is an ideal complement to virtually any major—and is an asset for success in a wide variety of careers requiring critical thinking, creativity and communication.

Learn how English is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


The minor requires 15-credit-hours. You'll choose from one of the following:

ENGL 310 – Nature of Poetry

ENGL 320 – Nature of Drama

ENGL 330 – Nature of Fiction

You'll also complete four more English courses (12 hours), based on your interests and career goals. At least nine hours must be in upper-division work.


A degree in English from Wichita State will equip you with skills that lead to diverse career options in the public and private sectors—from advertising agencies and the film industry to non-profits and academia.

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