FAQs-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University


Who do I talk to if I’m interested in declaring a major in the English Department?

When can I declare a major in the English department?

How do I declare my major?

Can I declare a minor in the English Department?

Can I have an additional major within the English Department?

Can I get a dual major in English and another discipline?

Can I create a major which combines English with a discipline from the College of Fine Arts?

How do I choose an English Department advisor?

Do I need to meet with an advisor before scheduling?

What should I do if I don’t know who is my faculty advisor?

Who should I talk to about studying abroad?

Can I do an internship for course credit?

Can I count courses twice to fulfill other requirements?

What are requirements for different English majors and minors?