There have been significant changes and additions to the Minors offered by the Department of English:English LiteratureEnglish LanguageCreative WritingTranslation - in collaboration with the Department of Arabic and Near Eastern LanguagesGender Studies (new) Film and Visual Culture (new) - in collaboration with the Media StudiesTheater - housed in Fine Arts and Art HistoryAmerican Studies - housed in the Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR)
Minor in Literature A Minor in Literature requires 15 credits. Two Core Courses from among: ENGL 205 English Literature IENGL 207 English Literature II ENGL 209 Survey of American LiteratureOne Comparative Literature Course (ENGL 240-243)Any Two Courses from the different categories of the Literature curriculum.
Minor in Language A Minor in language requires 15 credits. ENGL 227 (Introduction to Language) Four other Courses chosen from the Department’s Language offerings.
Minor in Creative Writing A Minor in Creative Writing requires 15 credits.Three Courses chosen from: ENGL 239 ScreenwritingENGL 249 FictionENGL 250 PoetryENGL 251 PlaywritingENGL 252 (formerly 237) Non FictionENGL 253 Cultural WritingENGL 254A Short Video Writing and ProductionENGL 254 (any letter) Special Topics in Creative Writing
Plus Two 200-level courses chosen from the offerings in Literature (including ENGL 236).
Minor in Translation (in collaboration with the Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages)
A Minor in Translation requires 15 credits. ARAB 225 Translation ENGL 233 Introduction to Translation
3 Electives chosen from the following: ARAB 211 Survey of Arabic Grammar ARAB 212 Survey of Arabic Grammar ARAB 226 Translation
Minor in Gender Studies (in collaboration with the Departments of History; Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies; Health Promotion and Community Health; and Epidemiology and Population Health) A Minor in Gender Studies requires 15 credits from any of the following courses:ENGL 234 Gender and LanguageENGL 258 (any letter) Gender and SexualityEPHD 334 Reproductive HealthHIST 262 Gender in Classical Islamic SocietyHPCH 202 Sexuality and Public HealthSOAN 225 Gender and CultureOr Special Topics, seminars, and/or course sections with emphases on Gender, Sexuality, and/or Women’s Studies – with approval by the Chair of the Department of English.
Minor in Film and Visual Culture (in collaboration with the Media Studies Program)A Minor in Film and Visual Culture requires 16 credits.The Two Core Requirements are: ENGL 219 Film as TextMCOM 222 Introduction to Visual Culture Studies
Two Additional Electives from the following:ENGL 241A Translational Film: Race and AmerikaENGL 257 (ABC…) Visual Culture MCOM 262 Media Depictions of Society MCOM 264 Popular Culture MCOM 265 War and Media MCOM (TBA) On TelevisionMCOM 290G Media IntifadaSOAN 236 Semiotic AnthropologySOAN 250: Seminar in Art and CultureA Special Topics or any other course that has a focus on film and visual culture – with the approval of the Media Studies Program
One Practice-Based Elective from:ENGL 239 Screenwriting ENGL 254A Short Video Writing and Production MCOM 241 Broadcast Media MCOM 242 Digital and Multimedia News An approved Special Topics course
One Lab from: MCOM 295C Video Editing
Last update: 16 February 2016