Cynthia Nearman, Department of English and Creative Writing
The English minor involves principally the study of literature, a form of art through which humankind has constantly struggled to express verbally the central concerns of the human condition as understood in each age. English minors at Guilford study the literatures of the English-speaking world, primarily focusing on traditional and non-traditional American and British writers. Courses in literatures in translation are also offered..
The minor in English is not available to English and Media Studies majors.
The minor requires a minimum of four courses (16-18 credit hours)
|ENGL 200||Introduction to Literary Studies||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|British Literature I|
|British Literature II|
|American Literature Survey I|
|American Literature Survey II|
|African American Literature|
|Select two courses (300- or 400-level literature) from the following:||8|
|Early Modern Literature|
|British Romantic Literature|
|Black Women Writers|
|Black Men Writers|
|African Women Writers|
|Gay, Lesbian, Queer Studies|
Total credit hours required for English minor is 16-18 credits
Note: The department will periodically add courses to the above lists. Please check with the minor coordinator.