Jan 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Literature Minor

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This program is designed for students who are interested in the study of English literature but who have elected to major in another area. The recommended series of courses allows students to become acquainted with some of the methods of literary study and with a number of the most important literary works. The literature minor allows students to complement their area of major study with systematic experience in literature.

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 their 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 must complete a minimum of 15 ENGL credit hours.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 9 upper-division (3000-level and above) ENGL credit hours.
  3. Students must earn a minimum grade of C-(1.7) in all minor courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  4. Students must complete a minimum of 9 ENGL credit hours with CU Denver faculty.

Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations

  1. Students must take ENGL 1020 before beginning the minor.
  2. Courses in a minor cannot be counted toward the English major or English Writing major.
  3. A minimum of 9 upper-division (3000- or 4000-level) ENGL credit hours must be taken with CU Denver English faculty.
  4. Course requirements may not be met by independent study.

Note: Students are advised to fulfill the liberal arts and sciences core curriculum writing requirements (ENGL 1020 & 2030) before enrolling in upper-division literature courses.

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