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The English minor gives students of other majors a broad yet thorough introduction to each of the areas of the discipline. It is a valuable addition, enabling students to pursue their majors and career goals with greater literacy, sharper analytical skills and more polished writing skills.


Course Requirements

Prerequisites: ENGL 1201 and 1202

ENGL 2204 Introduction to Literature Studies (3 credits)

Any two courses from the following surveys, not necessarily in sequence
(6 credits)

ENGL 2101 or 2102 Great Books of the Western World I or II
ENGL 2103 or 2104 American Literature I or II
ENGL 2111 or 2112 British Literature I or II

Advanced Electives

  • British (3 credits)
  • American (3 credits)
  • Thematic/Comparative (3 credits)

Total: 18 credits

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Our faculty conduct internationally recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they are models of academic excellence.

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Chrysanthy Grieco
Chrysanthy Grieco
Emeritus Professor of English
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Donovan Sherman
Donovan Sherman
Associate Professor
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Mary Balkun
Professor and Chair
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Simone Alexander
Professor of English
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