Literature Minor

 The minor in English Literature provides students with an opportunity to broaden their understanding and appreciation of literature and culture, and to improve their communication skills. As such, the minor is a valuable asset to those seeking careers in the professional or business world.

A student earning a B.A. in English may receive this minor, providing it is different from the student's major emphasis.

Minor Requirements
ENG 220Introduction to Reading Texts3
ENG 341Shakespeare3
Select one course from the following:3
Literature of Gender and Ethnicity
Literature and Religion
Literature and Science
Literature and the World
Select one course from the following:3
Studies in Fiction
Studies in Poetry
Studies in Drama
Studies in Popular Literature
ENG 352Literature in English: Beginnings to 16603
or ENG 353 Literature in English: 1660-1800
Select one of the following:3
Literature in English: 1800-1860
Literature in English: 1860-1945
Literature in English : 1945-Present
Total Credit Hours18

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 4 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.