Requirements for the Minor in Literatures in English (2015-2016)

In order to minor in Literatures in English, all students are required to pass a minimum of six (6) courses (18 credits) in the field. These must be chosen according to the indications given below:


Level I

1. At least one (1) of the following introductory courses:
  • LITS1001 Introduction to Poetry
  • LITS1002 Introduction to Prose Fiction
  • LITS1003 Introduction to Drama
  • LITS1005 Writing About Literature


Level II/III

2. At least one (1) of the following Prose Fiction courses:
  • LITS2101 Novel I
  • LITS2102 Novel II:
  • LITS2117 The American Novel
  • LITS2118 African-American Fiction
  • LITS3101 Modern Prose Fiction
  • LITS3102 Contemporary Prose Fiction
3. At least one (1) of the following Poetry courses:
  • LITS2001 Poetry I
  • LITS2002 Poetry II
  • LITS2005 Chaucer
  • LITS2013 Milton
  • LITS3001 Modern Poetry
  • LITS3003 Contemporary Poetry
4. At least one (1) of the following Drama courses:
  • LITS2201 Drama I
  • LITS2202 Drama II
  • LITS2203 Shakespeare I
  • LITS2204 Shakespeare II
  • LITS2207 Introduction to Shakespeare
  • LITS2209 Renaissance Drama
  • LITS2499 Drama and Theatre Arts (6 credits)
5. At least one (1) of the following courses in West Indian Literature:
  • LITS2501 West Indian Literature
  • LITS2502 Caribbean Women Writers
  • LITS2514 West Indian Literary Classics I
  • LITS2516 West Indian Literary Classics II
  • LITS3501 Advanced Seminar in West Indian Literature
  • LITS3502 West Indian Literature: Special Author Seminar
6. At least one (1) of the following Critical Theory courses:
  • PHIL 1003 Introduction to Philosophy
  • LITS2306 History of Criticism*
  • LITS2307 Modern Literary Theory
  • LITS3301 Issues in Criticism
  • LITS3303 Modern Critical Theory
  • LITS3304 Post-Structuralisms and Post-Colonialisms
*This course is the prerequisite for all other Theory courses and should be done first, preferably upon entering Level II.

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