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English: Minor with an Emphasis in Literature [ENL] (Minor)

English Department
Matthew Lessig, chair
Old Main, Room 112
607-753-4307

Minor Requirements
Eighteen credit hours of courses in literature with at least nine credit hours at the 400 level, selected in consultation with an advisor.

Choose from:
  • ENG 200 - Introduction to Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 202 - Introduction to Fiction (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 203 - Introduction to Poetry (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 204 - Introduction to Drama (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 220 - Introduction to Western Literature I (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 221 - Introduction to Western Literature II (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 250 - Introduction to Jewish Authors (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 251 - Introduction to African-American Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 252 - Introduction to Modern American Multicultural Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 256 - Introduction to American Indian Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 257 - Introduction to Irish Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 258 - Irish Women Writers (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 260 - Literature of Sports (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 261 - Introduction to Women in Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 262 - War in Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 263 - Ethical Issues in Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 278 - Introduction to Film and Short Fiction (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 280 - Introduction to Mythology and the Bible (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 325 - American Literature Before 1900 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 326 - American Literature Since 1900 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 352 - Early African-American Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 355 - Major Figures in British Literature to 1780 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 356 - Major Figures in British Literature 1780-Present (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 373 - Literature for Children (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 374 - Literature for Adolescence (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 411 - World Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 417 - American Literature 1820-1865 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 418 - American Literature 1865-1914 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 419 - American Literature 1914-1945 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 421 - African-American Autobiography (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 422 - American Women Writers (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 423 - Post-1945 American Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 425 - African-American Women Novelists (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 429 - Special Topics in English (1-4 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 430 - Authors, Movements, Scenes (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 431 - Arthurian Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 432 - Topics in Medieval Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 433 - Shakespeare (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 438 - Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Prose (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 440 - The Age of Satire (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 442 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 445 - The Romantic Age (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 455 - The English Novel to 1900 (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 456 - Modern Irish Drama (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 457 - Modern Irish Fiction (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 458 - Modern Irish Poetry (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 470 - Modern British Poetry (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 471 - The Modern English Novel (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 475 - American Multicultural Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 481 - Genre Studies (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 477 - Contemporary Literature (3 cr. hr.)
  • ENG 480 - Studies in Critical Theory (3 cr. hr.)
Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 18