English Minor

Department of English and Comparative Literature

http://englishcomplit.unc.edu

Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520

(919) 962-5481

Dr. Eliza Richards, Director of Undergraduate Studies

ecr@email.unc.edu

Dr. Hilary Lithgow, Lecturer-Advisor

lithgow@email.unc.edu

The Department of English and Comparative Literature is a vibrant and diverse department with a global reach. Our course offerings present a diversity of approaches to the study, production, and appreciation of literary and nonliterary texts.

Department Programs

Majors

Minors

Graduate Programs

Requirements 

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least 9 credits of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

The English minor consists of five courses:

ENGL 120British Literature, Medieval to 18th Century H3
One American literature course numbered between ENGL 200 and ENGL 699 from the course list below3
Three courses numbered between ENGL 200 and ENGL 6999
Total Hours15
H

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

English (ENGL) course descriptions.

American Literature Course

ENGL 246Introduction to American Indian Literatures3
ENGL 265Literature and Race, Literature and Ethnicity H3
ENGL 270Studies in Asian American Literature3
ENGL 271Mixed-Race America: Race in Contemporary American Literature and Culture3
ENGL 289Jewish American Literature and Culture of the 20th Century3
ENGL 315English in the U.S.A. H3
ENGL 343American Literature before 1860 H3
ENGL 344American Literature, 1860-1900 H3
ENGL 345American Literature, 1900-2000 H3
ENGL 347The American Novel H3
ENGL 348American Poetry H3
ENGL 35020th-Century British and American Poetry H3
ENGL 356British and American Fiction since World War II H3
ENGL 359Latina Feminisms3
ENGL 360Contemporary Asian American Literature and Theory3
ENGL 361Asian American Women's Writing3
ENGL 367African American Literature to 1930 H3
ENGL 368African American Literature, 1930-1970 H3
ENGL 369African American Literature, 1970 to the Present H3
ENGL 371The Place of Asian Americans in Southern Literature3
ENGL 373Southern American Literature H3
ENGL 374Southern Women Writers3
ENGL 375Contemporary North Carolina Literature3
ENGL 443American Literature before 1860--Contemporary Issues H3
ENGL 444American Literature, 1860-1900--Contemporary Issues H3
ENGL 445American Literature, 1900-2000--Contemporary Issues H3
ENGL 446American Women Authors H3
ENGL 472African American Literature--Contemporary Issues H3
ENGL 475Southern Literature--Contemporary Issues3
ENGL 657English and American Literature of the 20th Century3
H

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.

See program page here for special opportunities.