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Literature (LIT) Minor

The Minor in English: Literature requires 18 hours distributed as follows:

Required Minor Courses
I. A Course in Literature Written Before 1800
Select one of the following:3
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Chaucer
Introduction to Old English
Studies in Shakespeare
Milton
Or an appropriate section of:
Special Topics in Literature
Senior Seminar
II. A Course in Diverse Literary Traditions
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to African-American Literature
Contemporary Native American Literatures
Topics in Literature by Women
Ethnic Literature for Children
The Postcolonial Novel
Ethnic American Literature
III. Four Courses in Literature
Select four of the following: 1 12
Analyzing the Sounds of Language
American Literary History
British Literary History
Introduction to Critical Reading
Introduction to African-American Literature
Contemporary Native American Literatures
Gender and Linguistics
Language and Ethnicity in the United States
Literature, Medicine, and Culture
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature
Modernist British Literature
Modernist American Literature
Acts of Interpretation
Topics in Literature by Women
Ethnic Literature for Children
Literature for Children
Literature and the Environment
Literature and Cinema
Appalachian Literature
The Postcolonial Novel
Ethnic American Literature
Literature and the Law
Literature and the Law
Topics in World Novels
Writing and Digital Media
Chaucer
Introduction to Old English
Studies in Shakespeare
Milton
The American Novel
The British Novel
Modern Poetry
Contemporary Poetry
Studies in a British Author after 1800
Studies in an American Author before 1900
Studies in an American Author after 1900
Contemporary Fiction
Studies in Contemporary Culture
Special Topics in Literature
Total Credits18
1

No more than one of which may be at the 2000-level.

In order to graduate with a Minor in Literature, students must complete all courses comprising the minor with a GPA of 2.0 or better.