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Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies, Minor


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The Minor in Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies provides students with an opportunity to study literatures and cultures in more contexts and forms of diversity. Students explore the ways in which the academic study of diverse literatures and cultures is linked to other disciplines that focus on particular aspects of diversity. Students may select from a wide range of courses in African American Literature and Culture, Africana Studies, American Indian Literature and Culture, Anthropology, Latino/Latina Literature and Culture, Women's and Gender Studies, and History.

Program Requirements


The Minor in Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies consists of 18 credit hours at the 2000-level and above.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)


Elective Courses (9 credit hours)


For the remaining 9 hours, students select courses pertaining to topics in Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies from an approved distribution list (see below).  Other courses that do not appear on the list, especially topics courses and independent study courses, may be approved if they pertain to diversity-related topics.  

African American Literature


Select one course:

Gender and Sexuality


Select one course:

Diversity Subject Area


Select one additional course:

Note:


*The topics courses must be approved with the permission of the undergraduate coordinator.

Grade Requirements


A GPA of 2.0 or above in all English courses taken is required for graduation.

Note:


The Department of English allows English majors who minor in Children's Literature and Childhood Studies, Diverse Literatures and Cultural Studies, Linguistics, or Technical/Professional Writing to count only two courses from the minor toward fulfillment of the major degree requirements.

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