English Literature, Minor

Requirements

Department

English Literature Minor Requirements

Students in many fields realize the crucial need to read, write, and engage diverse communities critically, creatively, and effectively. The English Literature Minor offers experience in those abilities through the study of profound, socially engaged, finely crafted literature. The Minor requires 15-16 units of classes in Literature or literary studies. At least 8 units of this coursework must be upper division and taken in residence.

English Literature Minor Requirements

Group A: One lower-division English course (4 units)
Choose from: ENGL 20, 21, 30, 31, or 32

Group B: Two upper-division English course (7-8 units).
Choose from: ENGL 101, 102, 103, 105, 106W, 112, 113, 114, 118, 141, 142, 143, 144, 146, 147, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 167, 168T, 169T, 171, 174, 178, 179, 188T, or 189.

Choose one additional course from either Group A or Group B above (4 units)

Total (15-16 units)

Notes: The English Literature Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 8 upper-division units in residence. Courses taken as CR/NC may not apply to the Minor. Prerequisites for courses may be waived with permission of the English Major advisor and specific course instructor.

 

 

Faculty

The English Department consists of 26 full-time faculty whose teaching fields cover every area of literary studies and the humanities, including film and folklore. Most of the faculty have published books, textbooks, and articles in their disciplines, five have received outstanding teaching awards at the university, and one has received an outstanding teaching award for the entire CSU system. In addition, the faculty includes a number of lecturers, part-time instructors and teaching assistants, and the department operates an English writing lab staffed by tutors trained to work with students on an individual basis.

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