Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Literature Minor

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The Literature minor offers a collaborative learning experience through the reading and discussion of ground-breaking books. Seminars focus on the meaning of these works for past readers and the experience of reading together in our own contemporary moment. Minors are invited to cluster their courses around a theme of their interest so as to make creative connections between the works they read intensively and their own evolving life stories.

Students are encouraged to cluster their courses around a special interest, such as

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Minor

  • Please see your CLAS advisor.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students minoring in literature must complete a total of 15 hours (excluding ENGL 1010, 1020, 2030).
  2. None of the required 15 hours may be taken pass/fail.
  3. Only courses completed with a grade of C- (1.7) or better may be counted toward the minor.
  4. A minimum of 9 upper-division hours of work in the minor must be taken with CU Denver English faculty.
  5. A minimum of 6 credits must be taken at the upper division level.
  6. Courses in a minor cannot be counted toward the English major or English Writing major.

Note: Students are advised to fulfill the liberal arts and sciences core curriculum writing requirements before enrolling in upper-division literature courses.

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