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Global Literatures and Cultures minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services

The global literatures and cultures minor offers a rich variety of courses for students curious about global literatures and the different forms they take across cultures, from epic poetry to contemporary film. Students examine aspects of globalization and the human condition through multiple cultural lenses, better preparing them for the complex global workplace of the 21st century. Given the diverse, international backgrounds of our faculty, students learn how literary imaginations of all types are transmitted across historical epochs and national boundaries using a range of old and new material technologies.

Notes about this minor:

  • Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
Required Course
ENGL-416 Global Literatures
Choose four of the following:
   ENGL-391    Dangerous Texts
   ENGL-406    Shakespeare: Tragedies
   ENGL-407    Shakespeare: Comedies
   ENGL-409    Mythology and Literature
   ENGL-411    American Literature
   ENGL-413    African-American Literature
   ENGL-415    British Literature
   ENGL-418    Great Authors
   ENGL-421    The Graphic Novel
   ENGL-461    Latin American Literature
   ENGL-470    The Evolving English Language