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English Minor

Earn an English Minor at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll add a minor that equips you with communication skills highly valued by employers in any field. You’ll gain a solid foundation in English as a discipline and customize your upper-division electives to fit your interests in literature, creative writing, or professional writing. 

Program at a Glance

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers diverse well-rounded degree programs to prepare critical thinkers to make a difference in the world for Christ.

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Program Units


  • Azusa (Main Campus)


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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Learn from well-published faculty in both critical and creative works across a variety of genres.
  • Pursue opportunities to work with faculty to publish your own original works.
  • Explore electives that interest you, whether in literature or professional writing.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receive financial aid
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From Competitor to Leader: Corrie Loeffler ’04 Named Executive Director of Scripps National Spelling Bee

English major Corrie Loeffler ’04 learned valuable communication and leadership skills at APU that she carries with her as executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 

Program Details

The English minor allows students to experience three foundational courses in the discipline, and the opportunity to customize a package of upper-division electives in literature, creative writing, or professional writing to suit their needs and interests. 

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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Dynamic Conference for Christianity and Literature Draws Scholars from Across U.S.

APU recently hosted the Conference for Christianity and Literature, bringing more than 120 students representing 36 universities across 10 states to campus to learn from renowned speakers under the theme, “Literature as Vocation.”


Career Outlooks and Outcome

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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