Not open to students pursuing a major in English.

Minor Objectives

Upon successful completion of this minor, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively express ideas and evidence in writing.
  • Discuss representative literary texts and critical theory to enhance a life-long learning process.
  • Analyze written materials and understand why multiple interpretations of written materials are possible and relevant in a diverse society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the evolution of the English language and how it is used in communication, literary and non-literary.

Minor Requirements (18 semester hours)

ENGL401History of the English Language3
LITR320American Fiction3
LITR330Literary Theory3
LITR402Shakespeare: An Author for the Ages3
Select 1 course from the following:3
English Literature: Beowulf to18th Century
English Literature: 18th Century to Present
Select 1 course from the following:3
British Poetry
American Poetry I
Total Semester Hours18