English Language and Literature Minor

Program Description

Students minoring in English Language and Literature will learn about the literary heritage of Great Britain and the United States as well as the history and nature of the English language. They will develop skills in reading, writing, researching, and critical thinking. They should learn to appreciate the contributions of British and American writers to Western culture and the importance of effective writing skills.

For More Information

Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. John Havard
Auburn University at Montgomery
334-244-3228
jhavard@aum.edu

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the pre-requisites of the required courses.


Course # Course Name
ENGL 3023 Special Topics in Literature and the Community
ENGL 3040 Studies in Literature and Film
ENGL 3070 Introduction to Linguistics
ENGL 3100 Contemporary Themes in Literature
ENGL 3150 Special Topics in Literature
ENGL 3250 The Short Story
ENGL 3280 Introduction to Literary Genres
ENGL 3350 Literature and Myth
ENGL 3360 The Bible as Literature
ENGL 3750 Authors and Topics in British and American Literature
ENGL 4050 Advanced English Grammar
ENGL 4070 History of the English Language
ENGL 4080 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4130 Studies in Mythology
ENGL 4150 Medieval Literature
ENGL 4160 Chaucer
ENGL 4210 Poetry and Prose of the English Renaissance
ENLG 4270 Studies in Shakespeare
ENGL 4310 Poetry and Prose of the 17th Century
ENGL 4510 The English Romantic Movement
ENGL 4810 Modern Poetry
ENGL 4850 Studies in Drama