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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Minor

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Writing Concentration:

The writing concentration minor provides study, practice, and opportunity for performance in various modes and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the appreciation of the literary heritage in English. The program involves students in reading, writing, and language, and helps prepare them for graduate school or vocation, while clearly placing them in the tradition of the liberal arts. Students must meet with a writing faculty advisor in order to understand prerequisites and select proper courses.

Literature Course:

Lower-Division Literature Courses:

2000-Level, including ENG 2100

Upper-Division Literature Course:

3000-Level or 4000-Level

Subtotal: 9

Language and Linguistics Course:

Select one, in consultation with a faculty advisor, from department’s offerings.

Semester Hours of Language and Linguistics Required: 3

Subtotal: 3

Subtotal: 9

Semester Hours of Writing Required: 12

Total Semester Hours Required: 24

Literature Concentration:

The English minor with concentration in literature serves students who seek to develop skills in reading, writing, and thinking about literary texts. The program is designed both for students interested in reading diverse texts from many ages, culture, and genres and for students who wish to focus on a single age, culture or genre, for example, dramatic literature.

Course should be selected in consultation with a faculty advisor in the Department of English.

Departmental Electives:

One course at the 2000-level or above: 3
Two literature courses at the 3000-level or above: 6
One 4000-level literature or literary criticism course: 3

Subtotal: 12

Total Semester Hours Required: 24

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