This minor is designed for those students who wish to enhance their major program with the benefits of intensive study of English language and literatures, including a better understanding and appreciation of literatures in English and improvement in critical thinking, reading, and writing skills.

To enter the minor, students must be in good academic standing (2.0 grade-point average), have completed English 10A, and (if not already completed), be enrolled in English 10B. For further information, please contact the departmental Undergraduate Counseling Offices in Humanities 158 and 160 (310) 825-1389.

Preparation for the Minor: 3 Courses (to be taken in sequence)

English 10A
English 10B
English 10C

  • A grade of C or better is required for the 10 Series.
  • All courses used to fulfill requirements for the minor must be 4 or 5 units and taken for a letter grade.
  • Seminars may not be applied toward Historical requirements. Limit one seminar per student.

The Minor: 5 Upper Division Courses

Literatures in English before 1700 - Click link for courses offered in Fall 2017.
(one course)

Literatures in English before 1850 - Click link for courses offered in Fall 2017.                                
(one course)

English Electives 100 - 191E                               
(three courses)

No more than 2 Upper Division courses for the minor may be taken during Summer Session or outside of UCLA. Successful completion of the minor is indicated on the transcript and diploma.