PEAK Minors

PEAKS | HFA

Literature in English Minor

18 credits (Total does not include First-Year Seminar or ENG-100 courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

Complete 6 credits from the following:

ENG 200-level

Introduction to Literary Studies Courses

6

Complete 6 credits of 300-level seminar courses:

ENG-307

Origins and Traditions of English Literature

3

ENG-308

Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson

3

ENG-309

The Epic Tradition

3

ENG-315

The Supernatural in British Literature

3

ENG-316

The Brontės

3

ENG-317

Nineteenth-century British Fiction

3

ENG-318

Prize Books

3

ENG-319

Nineteenth-century Literature of the British Isles

3

ENG-320

Twentieth-century Literature of the British Isles

3

ENG-322

V. S. Naipaul and Salman Rushdie

3

ENG-324

Narratives Against Oppression

3

ENG-325

Constructing World Literatures

3

ENG-329

Inventing America

3

ENG-330

African American Literature

3

ENG-331

Gardens of American Literature

3

ENG-332

Adrienne Rich

3

ENG-333

Hemingway & Faulkner

3

ENG-334

Ecopoetics

3

ENG-335

The American Renaissance

3

ENG-338

Postmodern Literature

3

Complete 3 credits from the following:

ENG-280

Theory and Methods of the Study of Literature

3

ENG-SEM

One additional 300-Level English Seminar Course

3

Fine Arts Course Requirement

Choose 3 credits from the following subject areas:

ART

Art

3

MUS

Music

3

THE

Theatre

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Communicating clearly, persuasively and confidently in writing
  • Critically interpreting literature
  • Understanding and interpreting literature as a form of human imagination and expression
  • Understanding how the literary tradition has helped shape the world
  • Critical Thinking

Note: Students who wish to be certified to teach English as the secondary level may need to take additional courses in English. Please consult with a faculty member in the Education Department to learn the current requirements for certification.