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English Language and Literature Minor

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Minor in English Language and Literature
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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.

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English Language and Literature Minor

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.

ENGL 3070Introduction to Linguistics 
ENGL 4000Special Topics in Literature
ENGL 4050Studies in English Grammar
ENGL 4070History of the English Language
ENGL 4080Literary Criticism
ENGL 4130Studies in Mythology
ENGL 4150Medieval Literature
ENGL 4160Chaucer
ENGL 4210Poetry and Prose of the English Renaissance
ENGL 4230The Inklings
ENGL 4240Studies in Literature and Film
ENGL 4250American Film History I
ENGL 4260American Film History II
ENGL 4270Studies in Shakespeare
ENGL 4310Poetry and Prose of the 17th Century
ENGL 4360The Bible as Literature
ENGL 441018th?Century Poetry and Prose
ENGL 4430British Fiction I
ENGL 4510The English Romantic Movement
ENGL 4530British Fiction II
ENGL 4550Victorian Poetry and Prose
ENGL 4620Jewish Literature of the Holocaust
ENGL 4710American Poetry
ENGL 4720American Short Story
ENGL 4730American Novel
ENGL 4740Studies in American Drama and Theater
ENGL 4750Women and Literature
ENGL 4770Studies in Southern Literature
ENGL 4780Studies in Children's Literature
ENGL 4790Ethnic Literatures of the United States
ENGL 4820Studies in American Literature
ENGL 4830Studies in British and American Literature
ENGL 4840Studies in Literary Form
ENGL 4850Studies in Drama
ENGL 4860Studies in Medieval Literature
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