Literature Minor Requirements

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The Literature Minor - Seven courses are required


Two lower-division courses are required:

  • Literature 1, Literary Interpretation: close reading and analysis of literary texts
  • One Literature 61-series course: categories, methodologies, and problems of literary study or one Literature 80-series course: topical, thematic, and comparative study of literary texts


Five upper-division courses are required:

  • Literature 101, Theory and Interpretation
  • Four other upper-division literature courses (except Creative Writing)


There is no language requirement for the Literature minor.

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