Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Literature, Minor (406)

Program Coordinator

Gillian B. Knoll, gillian.knoll@wku.edu, (270) 745-5770

Program Requirements ( 21 hours)

Select 12 hours of upper-level literature electives12
Select one of the following literature survey pairings:6
Survey of British Literature I
and Survey of American Literature II
Survey of British Literature II
and Survey of American Literature I
Select three hours of upper-level English electives3
Total Hours21

Students majoring in English with a concentration in Creative Writing or Professional Writing may not duplicate ENG 381ENG 382, ENG 391, or ENG 392 from the major. English majors with a concentration in literature (662L) cannot take this minor. No more than six hours in the English major may apply toward the literature minor, for a total of at least 54 unduplicated hours between the major and minor. Up to three hours of upper-level literature courses offered in other departments (e.g. Folk Studies, Library Media Education) may be counted toward the literature minor with prior approval by the English Department.