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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  Jul 18, 2024
2022-2023 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.

British Literature

Select one of the following courses:

American Literature

Select one of the following courses:

Literature Electives

Select 6 credits of 1000 level English Literature.

Additional Literature Elective

Select 6 credits of any English Literature electives, one of which will be ENGLIT 0088; INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE or ENGLIT 0581; INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE.

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