2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Literature Minor 15–16 credits

The minor in literature allows the student to explore literary texts from a variety of cultures throughout human history. A required survey course provides foundational breadth in English, American, or World literature, while a range of electives provides opportunity for focused study in different literary periods, genres, and authors.

Requirements

Choose ONE (3 Credits):

CLITR 2115English Literature I (700-1800)

3

CLITR 2116English Literature II (1800 - Present)

3

CLITR 2120American Literature

3

CLITR 2230World Literature from the Ancient World to the 16th Century

3

CLITR 2240World Literature from the 17th Century to the Present

3

Choose FOUR (12-13 Credits):

CDRAM 2042Play Production Projects

4

CDRAM 2050Play Production: Shakespeare

4

CHUMS 3300Travel/Study London

3

CHUMS 3331The Shock of the New: European and American Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century

3

CHUMS 3332Civil War Era: History and Literature

3

CHUMS 3500Postcolonial History and Literature

3

CHUMS 3600Medieval History and Literature

3

CLITR 2115English Literature I (700-1800)

3

CLITR 2116English Literature II (1800 - Present)

3

CLITR 2120American Literature

3

CLITR 2230World Literature from the Ancient World to the 16th Century

3

CLITR 2240World Literature from the 17th Century to the Present

3

CLITR 2330Introduction to Mythology

3

CLITR 3100Changing Views of Nature in American Literature

3

CLITR 3131Nineteenth Century American Novel

3

CLITR 3200Postcolonial Dialogues in Hispanic Literature: Spain, Latin America and Modernism

3

CLITR 3240World Drama from the Greeks to the 17th Century

3

CLITR 3250World Drama from the 18th Century to the Present

3

CLITR 330020th Century Literature of Africa, South America, the Caribbean, and Japan

3

CLITR 3310The Family in Literature

3

CLITR 3312The Plays of Shakespeare

3

CLITR 3313Comedy

3

CLITR 3314Tragedy

3

CLITR 3315Contemporary Latin American Women Writers

3

CLITR 3317Marriage and Dangerous Liaisons in the Novel

3

CLITR 3320History of the English Language

3

CLITR 3328Contemporary American Literature

3

CLITR 3329Contemporary Ethnic Literature

3

CLITR 3336British and American Poetry

3

CLITR 3337Short Fiction and Novella

3

CLITR 3338Women in Literature

3

CLITR 3400Major Authors

3

CLITR 3500The New York School and the American Avant-Garde in the 1950s

3

CLITR 3888Selected Topics in Literature

3

CLITR 4999Independent Study

1-9

At least SIX of these credits must be taken at the 3000-level or above.