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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 following: American, British, and world literature.

Administrator: Chair, Department of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies

Requirements: 18 credits of which 12 shall be numbered above 2999. Students must take at least one class from each of the following areas:
 
American Literature:
ENGL2210. American Literature to the Civil War (3)
ENGL2220. American Literature: Civil War to Present (3)
ENGL3210. Major Authors in American Literature (3)
ENGL3250. The American Novel (3)
ENGL4270. Minority Voices in American Literature (3)
 
British Literature:
ENGL2310. British Literature: Beowulf through the Age of Reason (3)
ENGL2320. British Literature: The Romantic Age to the Present (3)
ENGL3310. Major Authors in British Literature (3)
ENGL3350. The British Novel (3)
ENGL4340. Major Romantics and Victorians (3)
ENGL4350. Major British Authors to the Reconstruction (3)
 
World Literature:
ENGL2420. World Literature: The Ancient World to the Renaissance (3)
ENGL2430. World Literature: The Enlightenment to the Modern Era (3)
ENGL3410. Greek and Roman Classics (3)
ENGL3420. Foreign Literature in Translation (3)