A minor in Literature will broaden your worldview and increase your appreciation for literary works from various eras. You will explore Early English, Renaissance, Restoration and Eighteenth Century, Romantic, Victorian and Modern British Literature, American Literature to 1865, from 1865-1945, and from 1945 to the Present. You'll consider the impact of race and ethnicity and delve deeply into various genres of literature. English students are encouraged to study literature in England during the January term Literary London trip.
The critical analysis and cultural awareness skills you develop from examining literature will cross over into valuable traits required of many careers. A Literature minor is ideal for Education majors, Business majors, Professional Writing majors, Strategic Communication majors, and many others.
Students majoring in English with a Literature concentration cannot add a Literature minor.
Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog.
The Foundational Core classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. You’ll become a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.