Department of English and Philosophy

 

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Literature Minor

The minor in English Literature exposes students to the traditions of American and English literature and also a diverse array of other perspectives, ranging from Petrarch to Palahniuk, from fantasy and science fiction to nature writing, from classical literature to ethnic literature, from gender theoryto the graphic novel. The English Literature minor is designed to develop valuable skills, including reading critically, analyzing logically, and communicating effectively.

A minor  in English Literature is an excellent choice for a career in teaching or  writing. The English minor is also good preparation for a variety of career fields, including journalism, medicine, law, public relations, advertising, editing, and publishing.

The minor in English Literature can be combined with a several different majors, including history, education, or political science.

Requirements for the minor:

The minor is a total of 21 credits.

Required courses

  • ENGL 3311 – Writing about Literature (3 cr.)
    OR
    ENGL 3307 – Professional and Technical Writing (3 cr.)

  • 4 Upper Division courses (12 cr.)
  • 2 additional English courses in any level (6 cr.)

Contact us:
Students who are interested in the minor are encouraged to meet with one of our Literary advising faculty to map out a course of study that meets their interests and goals.

Dr. Brian Attebery
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2537
Dr. Terry Engebretsen (Meridian Campus)
Department of English and Philosophy
208-373-1826
Dr. Hal Hellwig
Department of English and Philosophy
208-2822610
Dr. Alan Johnson
Department of English and Philosophy
208-2822198
Dr. Thomas Klein
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2308
Dr. Roger Schmidt
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2374
Dr. Matthew VanWinkle
Department of English and Philosophy
208-2824272
Dr. Curtis Whitaker
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2742
Dr. Jessica Winston
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2895
Dr. Amanda Zink
Department of English and Philosophy
208-282-2782

For additional information —
Krissy Turner
Administrative Assistant
Department of English and Philosophy
208-2822478

 


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