Feb 23, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog | 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2019-2020

Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies, Minor


The Minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies (CLCS) provides students with an opportunity to study children’s literature within the context of the interdisciplinary field of childhood studies. The minor recognizes that the academic study of children’s literature is intrinsically linked to other disciplines that focus on particular aspects of childhood. In addition to taking courses in children’s literature, students participating in this minor select courses pertaining to such childrelated topics as language acquisition, child psychology, education, juvenile law, pediatric nursing, and the history and culture of childhood.

Minor Requirements


The Minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies consists of 18 credit hours at the 2000-level and above.

Required Core Course (3 credit hours)


Elective Courses (15 credit hours)


Children’s Literature or Child-Related Course (3 credit hours)


Select one additional Children’s Literature or Child-Related Course not already taken from the above lists.

Total = 18 Credit Hours


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.