Minor in Literature

For those who are majoring in another field, we offer a minor in Literature. Please contact the English Department Major Advisor for more information.

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Important Forms

Minor in Literature Worksheet 

Course Requirements: 17-19 units

Complete two courses from: (6-7 units) 

  • ENGL 50 Beginnings to the "American" Experiment
  • ENGL 60 Literatures of the Atlantic World, 1680-1860
  • ENGL 70 Emerging Modernisms and Beyond

Select 11-12 units of upper division advisor approved Literature courses: (11-12 units)

The following courses do not count for the Literature Minor: ENGL 100WB, ENGL 100W, ENGL 103, ENGL 105, ENGL 106, ENGL 107, ENGL 110, ENGL 120, ENGL 127, ENGL 128, ENGL 129, ENGL 130, ENGL 131, ENGL 132, ENGL 133, ENGL 134, ENGL 135, ENGL 137, ENGL 173, ENGL 199.