2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

English Literature

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

English Literature, Minor Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Minor Courses and Elective Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the English Literature Minor?

A minor in English Literature enhances any degree. Students who minor in English Literature are perceived by employers as having the needed communication and critical thinking abilities that are a premium in today's workplace. The English minor allows students to explore a variety of cultures, perspectives, and human dynamics through the study of literature. The majority of courses are also writing intensive further adding to the graduate's marketability in a workplace where the ability to write clearly and expressively is an asset.

More Information

Advisor: Dr. Heather Pavletic
Phone: 231-591-3033
e-mail:

Department of English, Literature, and World Languages
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-3988

Required Courses
Credit Hours
English 1
3
English 2
3
Practical Criticism
3
Note: ENGL 150 and ENGL 250 require a minimum of a B- grade.
Choose one:
Poetry
3
Intro to World Short Fiction
3
World Drama
3
World Novels
3
Choose one:
Early American Literature
3
Modern American Literature
3
Choose one:
Shakespeare
3
Early British Literature
3
Modern British Literature
3
Choose one:
Intro to Women's Literature
3
Black Literature
3
Intro-African Literature
3
Native American Literature
3
Topics in Women's Literature
3
World Folk Literature
3
Electives: Choose 6 credits from any LITR 300 or above
6