The English curriculum develops student skills in writing, literary criticism, research and technology, and global awareness. These abilities will assist students as they communicate course content at the secondary level or pursue other, related professional careers. Many opportunities exist for extending the English curriculum beyond the classroom.
This minor alone does not completely fulfill the requirements for a university degree. The student must also complete a major, and other requirements. If this minor is of particular interest, students may want to pursue the major in English Education.