Literature - Undergraduate Minor

Students not earning a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Literature, Language and Culture are eligible to pursue a minor in Literature. Students must earn 18 credits from the approved course lists below. At least 12 credits must be upper division. Students may request approval for other courses clearly related to the minor from the undergraduate advisor in the Department of English. Students earning a BA in English must earn at least 6 credits approved by the Department of English undergraduate advisor beyond those earned for the major in order to earn a minor in Literature.

Prefix Title Credits
Select two from the following: 16
The Bible as Literature3
American Literature I3
American Literature II3
History of Argument3
British Literature I3
British Literature II3
Select one from the following:3
Theory and Criticism: Rhetoric and Culture3
Theory and Criticism: Literature and Culture (recommended)3
Theory and Criticism: Film, Media and Culture3
Critical Writing3
Select one from the following:3
Modern European Drama3
American Drama3
Cultural Identity and Representation Across the Media3
Literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy3
Studies in Drama3
Chicana/o Literature3
Literature for Children and Young Adults3
Women Writers3
Southwestern Literature3
Special Topics (with advisor approval)3
Substitutions Allowed
Comparative Mythology: Myth, Ritual, and the Life Cycle3
Select two from the following:6
Shakespeare I3
Shakespeare II3
Advanced Study in Critical Theory3
Advanced Study in a Literary Form or Genre3
Advanced Study in a Major Author3
Victorian Literature3
Modern and Contemporary American Poetry3
Postmodern Fiction3
World Literatures3
Latino/a Literature and Culture3
Advanced Study in American Literature3
Women's Literature3
Cultural Studies: Literature and Theory3
Total Credits18

Students may make 1 or 2 of the following substitutions: