English Language and Literature Minor

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.

Language and Literature Minor Program of Study

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Department of English and Philosophy
Auburn University at Montgomery

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 3023Special Topics in Literature and the Community
ENGL 3040Studies in Literature and Film
ENGL 3070Introduction to Linguistics
ENGL 3100Contemporary Themes in Literature
ENGL 3150Special Topics in Literature
ENGL 3250The Short Story
ENGL 3280Introduction to Literary Genres
ENGL 3350Literature and Myth
ENGL 3360The Bible as Literature
ENGL 3750Authors and Topics in British and American Literature
ENGL 4050Advanced 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
ENLG 4270Studies in Shakespeare
ENGL 4310Poetry and Prose of the 17th Century
ENGL 4510The English Romantic Movement
ENGL 4810Modern Poetry
ENGL 4850Studies in Drama

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