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Literature Minor

Why Minor in Literature?

A Literature minor may be particularly attractive if you seek to augment your major field of study with a basic knowledge of literature.

Requirements for the Minor in Literature

Minors in English

Transfer students must complete 9 credits at Westfield, with 6 credits taken at the 0300 level.

    Requirements for the Literature Minor - 18 Credits

     

      Students take 15 credits made up of the following courses:

       

      • ENGL 0210 - British Literature to 1603 or
      • ENGL 0211 - British Literature 1603-1780 or
      • ENGL 0212 - British Literature from 1780 to the Present

      • ENGL 0216 - American Literature to 1865 or
      • ENGL 0217 - American Literature Since 1865

      • Any other 0300-level literature course Credits: 3
      • Additional 0200- or 0300-level literature courses, (one of which may be ENGL 0213 or ENGL 0215, courses designed specifically for non-majors) Credits: 6

      One 3-credit course focusing on literature before 1800, selected from the following list:

       

      • ENGL 0210 - British Literature to 1603
      • ENGL 0211 - British Literature 1603-1780
      • ENGL 0221 - World Literature
      • ENGL 0228 - Introduction to Shakespeare
      • ENGL 0317 - Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories
      • ENGL 0318 - Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances
      • Other Special Topics or period course focused on pre-1800 literature Credits: 3