English Literature (Minor)

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English literature minors study major authors, works, genres, and literary movements, approaching them both analytically and historically.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENG 101INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 14
or HON 101 WORLD LITERATURE
Select five courses in English literature. Eligible courses include: 220
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA
LITERARY CLASSICS
READING LITERATURE
THEMES IN LITERATURE
LITERATURE TO 1700
LITERATURE FROM 1700 TO 1900
LITERATURE FROM 1900 TO THE PRESENT
READING AND WRITING FICTION
READING AND WRITING POETRY
THE HISTORY OF BOOKS
INTRODUCING SHAKESPEARE
GOTHIC MONSTERS AND VILLAINS
THE ROMANCE
SCIENCE FICTION
HARRY POTTER
THE BRITISH NOVEL
GREAT WRITERS
THE AMERICAN NOVEL
LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
LITERATURE AND IDENTITY
GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
LITERATURE AND FILM
LATINX LITERATURE
STUDIES IN LITERATURE
THE EPIC
GENDER IN LITERATURE
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
LGBTQ LITERATURE
TOPICS IN POPULAR LITERATURE
AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND BIOGRAPHY
ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1500
CHAUCER
TOPICS IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE
ENGLISH RENAISSANCE LITERATURE
MILTON
STUDIES IN SHAKESPEARE
TOPICS IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE
RESTORATION AND 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
MAJOR AUTHORS BEFORE 1800
TOPICS IN EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE
TOPICS IN RESTORATION AND 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
19TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
MAJOR AUTHORS 1800-1900
LITERATURE OF THE ROMANTIC ERA
VICTORIAN LITERATURE
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
19TH-CENTURY IRISH LITERATURE
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE
MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE
GLOBAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
TOPICS IN GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
THE IRISH REVIVAL
MODERN IRISH LITERATURE
TOPICS IN IRISH STUDIES
TOPICS IN 20TH-CENTURY LITERATURE
TOPICS IN MODERN BRITISH LITERATURE
AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1830
19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
AMERICAN LITERATURE FROM 1865 TO 1920
AMERICAN LITERATURE AFTER 1900
TOPICS IN GENRE STUDIES
TOPICS IN 20TH-CENTURY FICTION
STUDIES IN POETRY
TOPICS IN AMERICAN STUDIES
STUDIES IN LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE OF THE U.S.
NATIVE LITERATURE
STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION
LITERATURE AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
TOPICS IN LITERATURE
MASTERPIECES OF WORLD LITERATURE
LITERARY THEORY
MAJOR AUTHORS
WOMEN AND LITERATURE
TOPICS IN LATINX LITERATURE
TOPICS IN LGBTQ LITERATURE
POPULAR LITERATURE
TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
TOPICS IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE
TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
NEWBERRY LIBRARY SEMINAR
LITERARY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Students majoring in English or minoring in Creative Writing are restricted from earning this minor.