English Minor

ENGLISH MINOR 15 HOURS

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    Identification of materials suitable for children’s reading. A thorough study of Genre, with the study of quality authors and illustrators of children’s literature.
    Offered: Fall Prerequisite: None
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    An introductory survey of literature, including fiction, poetry, and drama. Development of the student’s ability to read critically and analytically and write in response to the literature.
    Offered: Spring Prerequisite: None
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    Examination of quality adolescent literature in the context of current issues, including censorship, multiculturalism, approaches to reading, the relation of adolescent literature to classic literature, and the integration of adolescent literature into thematic units.
    Offered: Fall Prerequisite:
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    A general survey of multicultural literature, including literature written by or about minorities and literature from nonwestern countries outside the United States. Literature is examined according to its general literary value and the cultural perspective of the writer.
    Offered: Fall Prerequisite: None

*Courses marked with an asterisk are offered online through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS). Choose from the following courses:

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    *ENG2260 American Literature I3
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    *ENG2280 American Literature II3
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    *ENG3260 British Literature I3
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    *ENG3280 British Literature II3
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    *ENG4000 Literary Criticism3
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    *ENG4100 18th Century Novel3
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    *ENG4200 History and Nature of English Language3
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    *ENG3400 Editing Essentials3
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    *ENG3800 Professional and/or Technical Writing3
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    *ENG4400 Modern Rhetorical Writing3
Choose from the following courses:
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    An intermediate writing course for students pursuing individual interests in writing, e.g. “Creative Writing,” “Research Writing,” “The Novel,” etc.
    Offered: On demand Prerequisite: None Repeatable with different topics
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    Offered as a faculty-selected topic course or a directed study. As a directed study, this course is available for students pursuing particular interests in writing, e.g. “Creative Writing,” “Research Writing,” “The Novel,” etc. May substitute for English Composition II on approval.
    Offered: On demand Prerequisite: None Repeatable with different topics
Choose from the following courses:
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    Designed for students interested in pursuing particular interests in literature, including studies of specific writers, genres, time periods, or topics. Typically offered as a directed study on request.
    Offered: On demand Prerequisite: None Repeatable with different topics
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    Offered as a faculty-selected topic course or a directed study. As a faculty-selected topic the course fulfills the literature elective requirement in the humanities core. As an independent study, this course is available for students pursuing particular interests in literature, including specific writers, genres, time periods, or topics.
    Offered: On demand Prerequisite: None Repeatable with different topics

For help with declaring a minor or certification, please contact the University Registrar’s Office. Students changing majors, may consider using coursework from the previous major toward one of these programs. Guidelines for minors and certifications may be found in the Academics section of the Traditional Undergraduate Catalog, under “Additional Program Options.”

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