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English Minor

Effective Fall 2018

Exclusions:

Students who have declared an English Minor cannot also pursue an English Major or a Creative Writing Minor.

Advising

Student seeking to make an advising appointment can schedule an appointment through the following link, https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/english/undergraduate/advising/default.asp

 

 

Grade Policies

All courses taken in the minor must be C- or better.

The minor GPA will be calculated using all English courses taken toward the minor (including the pre-requisite course, 298).

Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 in courses taken in the minor.

 

Prerequisites

English 298: Introduction to Literary Studies (minimum grade of C-)

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

English minors must elect a total of 15 credits of coursework including:

1. Upper-Level Core Requirements

Two of the core requirements listed below using two separate courses (6 credits):

   Pre-1642
   Pre-1830
   Pre-1900
   American Lit
   Identity/Difference
   Poetry

Courses that may be used to meet these core requirements can be found on the English Department website at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/undergraduate/courses/conReqs.asp.

2. Elective courses

An additional nine credits which can include:

a. English literature courses at the 300/400 level

b. Two elective courses (6 credits) may be at the 200-level.  Eligible courses are:

  • ENGLISH 201: Readings in U.S. Literatures: "American" and Other Fictions
  • ENGLISH 203: Intro to Rhetoric
  • ENGLISH 215: Great Women Writers
  • ENGLISH 216: Intro to Disability Studies 
  • ENGLISH 221: Literature Outside the Classroom
  • ENGLISH 230: Intro to Short Story and Novel
  • ENGLISH 232: Intro to Visual Cultures 
  • ENGLISH 235: Intro to Autobiography 
  • ENGLISH 240: Poetry for Non-majors 
  • ENGLISH 242: Interdisciplinary Studies in English 
  • ENGLISH 245: Intro to Drama and Theatre 
  • ENGLISH 250: Intro to Language Studies 
  • ENGLISH 258: Bible as Literature 
  • ENGLISH 260: Intro to British Literature 
  • ENGLISH 267: Shakespeare and his World 
  • ENGLISH 270: Intro to American Lit 
  • ENGLISH 274: Intro to Afro-American Lit 
  • ENGLISH 275: Intro World Lit in English 
  • ENGLISH 280: Intro to Digital Cultures 
  • ENGLISH 282: Native American Literature 
  • ENGLISH 285: Intro to 20th C Lit 
  • ENGLISH 290: Topics in Lang & Lit 
  • ENGLISH 292: Themes in Lang & Lit (mini-course) 
  • ENGLISH 293: Great Works of Lit (mini-course) 

c. One course may be a creative or expository writing course.  Creative/expository writing courses include English 323, 324, 325, 327, 328, 423, 424, 425, 427, WRITING 300 or any transferred writing course.  

Constraints

1 course (3 credits) from transfer credit or study abroad may be used toward elective minor credits.

English (Minor) (Fall 2017 - Summer 2018)

Effective Fall 2017

Exclusions:

Students who have declared an English Minor cannot also pursue an English Major or a Creative Writing Minor.

Advising

Student seeking to make an advising appointment can schedule an appointment through the following link, https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/english/undergraduate/advising/default.asp

 

 

Grade Policies

All courses taken in the minor must be C- or better.

The minor GPA will be calculated using all English courses taken toward the minor (including the pre-requisite course, 298).

Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 in courses taken in the minor.

 

Prerequisites

English 298: Introduction to Literary Studies (minimum grade of C-)

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

English minors must elect a total of 15 credits of coursework including:

1. Upper-Level Core Requirements

Two of the core requirements listed below using two separate courses (6 credits):

   Pre-1642
   Pre-1830
   Pre-1900
   American Lit
   Identity/Difference
   Poetry

Courses that may be used to meet these core requirements can be found on the English Department website at http://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/english/undergraduate/courses/conReqs.asp.

2. Elective courses

An additional nine credits which can include:

a. English literature courses at the 300/400 level

b. Two elective courses (6 credits) may be at the 200-level.  Eligible courses are:

ENGLISH 201: Readings in U.S. Literatures: "American" and Other Fictions
ENGLISH 203: Intro to Rhetoric 
ENGLISH 215: Great Women Writers 
ENGLISH 216: Intro to Disability Studies 
ENGLISH 221: Literature Outside the Classroom 
ENGLISH 232: Intro to Visual Cultures 
ENGLISH 235: Intro to Autobiography 
ENGLISH 240: Poetry for Non-majors 
ENGLISH 242: Interdisciplinary Studies in English 
ENGLISH 245: Intro to Drama and Theatre 
ENGLISH 250: Intro to Language Studies 
ENGLISH 258: Bible as Literature 
ENGLISH 260: Intro to British Literature 
ENGLISH 267: Shakespeare and his World 
ENGLISH 270: Intro to American Lit 
ENGLISH 274: Intro to Afro-American Lit 
ENGLISH 275: Intro World Lit in English 
ENGLISH 280: Intro to Digital Cultures 
ENGLISH 282: Native American Literature 
ENGLISH 285: Intro to 20th C Lit 
ENGLISH 290: Topics in Lang & Lit 
ENGLISH 292: Themes in Lang & Lit (mini-course) 
ENGLISH 293: Great Works of Lit (mini-course) 

c. One course may be a creative or expository writing course.  Creative/expository writing courses include English 223, 225, 229, 323, 324, 325, 327, 328, 423, 424, 425, 427, WRITING 300 or any transferred writing course.  ENGLISH 223, 225, and 229 also count toward the two 200-level course limit.

Residency

1 course (3 credits) from transfer credit or study abroad may be used toward elective minor credits.