Minor, Literature

Minor, Literature

The minor in literature provides a literature program to students majoring in areas other than English. Students will learn how to read and appreciate literature. They will receive an introduction to the historical breadth of one world area, and read more deeply in each of the three: American, British, and world literature.

Administrator: Chair, Department of English

Requirements: 19 credits of which 12 shall be above 2999

ENGL2980. Introduction to the Study of Literature (1)
ENGL3320. Shakespeare (3)

Six emphasis credits (6) 

ENGL2210. American Literature: Colonial Period to the Civil War (3); and,
      ENGL2220. American Literature: Civil War to the Present (3); or,

ENGL2310. British Literature: Beowulf through the Age of Reason(3); and,
      ENGL2320. British Literature: The Romantic Age to the Present (3); or,

ENGL2420. World Literature: The Ancient World to the Renaissance (3); and,
      ENGL2430. World Literature: The Enlightenment to the Modern Era (3)

One course selected from each of the following groups:

American Literature

             ENGL3210. Major Authors in American Literature (3)
             ENGL3250. The American Novel (3)

British Literature

             ENGL3310. Major Authors in British Literature (3)
             ENGL3350. The British Novel (3)
             ENGL4340. Major Romantics and Victorians (3)

World Literature

             ENGL3410. Greek and Roman Classics (3)
             ENGL3420. Foreign Literature in Translation (3)