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English Minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444, libarts@rit.edu

The English minor gives students the opportunity to explore the areas of literature, linguistics, and creative writing. The minor introduces students to texts written in English, acquaint them with a variety of historical periods and geographical regions, create an awareness of methods and theories of analysis, and provide an introduction to critical or creative writing.

Course
Required Courses
Choose one of the following courses
ENGL-210 Literature, Culture, and Media
ENGL-216 Literature from Around the World
Electives
Choose four of the following
   ENGL-307      Mythology and Literature  
   ENGL-308    Shakespeare: Drama  
   ENGL-309      Literary Forms*
   ENGL-310      Introduction to Language Science
   ENGL-315      Digital Literature  
   ENGL-316      Global Literature 
   ENGL-318      Popular Literature 
   ENGL-320      Genre Fiction†  
   ENGL-345    History of Madness
   ENGL-351    Language Technology
   ENGL-373    Media Adaptation
   ENGL-386    World Building Workshop
   ENGL-389    Digital Creative Writing Workshop
   ENGL-390    Creative Writing Workshop‡
   ENGL-391    Dangerous Texts
   ENGL-410    Film Studies
   ENGL-418    Great Authors
   ENGL-419    Literature and Technology

* Literary Forms (ENGL-309) may be taken up to two times, for six semester credit hours, as long the course topics are different.

† Genre Fiction (ENGL-320) may be taken up to two times, for six semester credit hours, as long the course topics are different.

‡ Creative Writing Workshop(ENGL-390) may be taken up to two times, for six semester credit hours, as long the course topics are different.