Requirements for Literature & Writing Minors

A Victorian anthology from 1890Requirements for the minor in literature:

  • Minimum of six courses, distributed as follows:

190 Introduction to Literature and Criticism

One 300-level course in literature before 1800:

320 Classical Theatre and Drama
321 Drama to 1850
325 The British Novel I
329 British Literature: Beginnings through Milton
330 Old English Literature
331 Chaucer
333 Middle English Literature
335 English Renaissance
336 and 337 Shakespeare I and II
340 17th Century British Literature
345 18th Century British Literature
350 Selected Topics in Literature Before 1800
367 British Authors Before 1800
368 Issues in British Literature and Culture Before 1800
369 Studies in British Poetry Before 1800
450 Seminar in Literature Before 1800

One 300-level course in literature after 1800:

322 Modern Drama
323 Contemporary Drama
326 The British Novel II
355 The English Romantics
360 Victorian Literature
365 Modern British Literature
367 British Authors after1800
368 Issues in British Lit. & Culture after 1800
369 Studies in British Poetry after 1800
370 American Literature: Beginnings through the Civil War
372 The American Romantics
373 The Gilded Age
374 Modern American Literature
375 Contemporary American Literature
377 Contemporary Southern Writers
378 American Indian Literature
380 Major American Authors
382 Issues in American Literature and Culture
384 Studies in American Poetry
386 The American Novel
390 Using Contemporary Theory
391 Modes and Methods of Scholarship
350 Selected Topics in Literature After 1800
450 Seminar in Literature After 1800

Three additional literature courses, selected in consultation with student's advisor

Requirements for the minor in writing:

  • Minimum of six courses, distributed as follows:

Five courses in writing:

Advanced College Writing (210)
Four additional courses in writing, selected from the list under the major with an emphasis in writing One literature course: Should be a survey, genre or period course above 100 level.