Literature Minor

Minor Requirements

18 credit hours

Complete the following:
Introduces important concepts in the study of literature. Students will learn techniques in close reading, and will read, discuss, and produce written analyses of a variety of literary texts in order to better understand historical, political, cultural, and formalistic aspects of literary works.

Students must choose 6-semester hours of writing (WRIT)* or literature (LITR) coursework

*WRIT electives may not include WRIT 100, 103, 110, or 111

Students must choose 9 additional semester hours of literature (LITR) coursework above the 300-level

Literature minor for English majors:

An English major with a concentration in Writing may complete a Literature minor by meeting the following requirements:

1. The LITR 200 Studies in Literature requirement is replaced with a LITR elective, 200-level or above.

2. No course can be counted twice, for both the major and the minor.

3. Only courses 200-level and above will be counted toward fulfilling the requirements for the minor.