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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  Oct 02, 2023
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English Literature Minor

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The English Literature minor at Pitt-Johnstown consists of 18 credits of study and allows students to explore a broad range of canonical English and American literatures.  In this minor, students develop a sophisticated understanding of a broad range of literatures; this allows students to expand their capacity to sympathize with other human beings, enhances their ability to see and imagine our human complexity, and broadens their intellectual horizons by enlarging our power to experience life.  Additionally, they are able to pursue their own interests in specific periods of literature or in particular areas of literary scholarship. The minor compliments major programs in all divisions, including business, social and political science, history, and many other programs in which students prepare for graduate study or begina professional career int eh field of their choice.

Literature Electives

Select 9 credits of 1000 level English Literature except EngLit 1830 Film as Literature.

Additional Literature Elective

Select 3 credits of any English Literature course except EngLit 1830 Film as Literature.

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