Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- Create coherent academic arguments that are built upon multi-leveled textual analysis.
- Integrate close reading of primary texts.
- Engage in critical conversations.
- Present an essay in ways that reflect a sense of professional rules and conventions.
The Minor in English Language and Literature is designed for students desiring a general background in literature written in English.
To graduate with a Minor in English Language and Literature, students must achieve a grade-point average of at least 2.0 in the 18-hour program described below, but no credit will be given for courses in which the grade is below C-. Students must take 12 of the 18 hours required at the 300- or 400-level. No course may fulfill more than one requirement. No courses in journalism or in expository writing may be counted toward the Minor in English. No more than one course in Creative Writing may be counted toward the Minor in English Literature. In addition to the following approved courses, students may petition to have other considered by the Director of Undergraduate Studies in English.
Program of Study
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|Myth and Literature|
|Foundations Of Ancient World Literature I|
|Classical Literature In Translation|
|Concepts of the Hero in Ancient Literature and World Cinema|
|True Lives: Autobiographical Arts and Acts|
|Writing About Literature|
|World Literature in English|
|Introduction To Fiction|
|Introduction To Poetry|
|The Craft of Creative Writing|
|Women Writing/Women Reading|
|Asian American Literature|
|Introduction To Linguistics/Language Science|
|American Literature I|
|British Literature I|
|Bible As Literature|
|American Literature II|
|British Literature II|
|African American Literature I|
|The Novel Before 1900|
|Black Women Writers|
|Renaissance Literature I|
|19th-Century American Literature|
|The Victorian Period|
|20th-Century American Literature|
|18th-Century British Literature|
|Histories Of Writing, Reading, And Publishing|
|Girls And Print Culture|
|The Civil Rights Movement in African American Literature|
|Studies In The Novel 1740-1900|
|From Field Shout to Hip Hop: African American Poetic Traditions|
|African American Migrations in Literature|
|Studies In The Modern Novel|