Build your skills in critical reading, effective writing, and creative problem solving – preparing you for a variety of career paths

English minors will develop their ability to analyze and interpret various literary works and cultures. Courses can range from highlighting literary theory to deep dives into classic works of literature.

An English minor offers a great deal of flexibility and is recommended for anyone working in fields requiring analysis of written work and strong public communication skills such as law, business or nonprofit management.

Click here for more information on English minor classes and program requirements. 

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Our students have the chance to publish their work in Inner Weather – UNI’s student-run literary magazine.

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Our graduates have gone on to succeed in nationally recognized graduate programs.

Making Literary History

Our department is home to the North American Review, which is the oldest literary magazine in the United States.

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