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Minor in Literature

  • 18 credit hours with grades of C or better and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor 

Course Requirements

  • LIT-105 The Literary Imagination 1:1 (3) or LIT-120 Interpreting Literature 1:1 (3) 
  • One course from the following: 
  • LIT-150 Third World Literature 3:1 (3) 
  • LIT-210 Survey of American Literature I (3) 
  • LIT-211 Survey of American Literature II (3) 
  • LIT-220 Survey of British Literature I (3) 
  • LIT-221 Survey of British Literature II (3) 
  • LIT-225 The African Writer 1:2 (3) 
  • LIT-235 African-American Literature 2:2 (3) 
  • LIT-240 Asian American Literature 2:2 (3) 
  • LIT-252 Survey of Literary Theory (3) 
  • 12 credit hours in literature; at least 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above. Only one course in creative writing and one course in film may be counted toward the minor, or if no creative writing course is used, two film courses may  be counted.