English Literature Minor

For information, contact the Department of English, 356 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-5221.

This minor offers students a chance to use their elective hours to satisfy a personal interest, to strengthen their degree, or to enhance their career opportunities.

When you begin this minor, you must register with the chief departmental advisor, and you must check your progress with the advisor at least once a year until you complete the minor. Courses taken credit/no-credit will not count toward the minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. This minor is open to all majors except English: Literature.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Required course
ENG 298Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies3
Additional courses
Select 15 hours of the following: 1, 215
Popular Literature
Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Fiction
Introduction to Drama
Books You Need To Read
Introduction to Shakespeare
Literature and Travel
Disability and Literature
Humanities and Technology
Literature and Film
Shakespeare and Film
The Short Story
Women Writers
GLBTQ Literature
Narrative and Digital Technology
Native American Literature
Asian American Literature
Introduction to European Literature
Latino/a Literature and the Americas
Children's Literature
Colonial & Postcolonial Literature
English Literature to 1660
English Literature 1660-1900
English Literature 1901 to Present
American Literature to 1900
American Literature 1900 to the Present
Contemporary American Fiction
Medieval Literature
Sixteenth-Century English Literature
Seventeenth-Century English Literature
Early British Women Writers
English Literature of the 18th Century
African American Writing, 1746-1877
African American Writing, 1878-1945
African American Writing, 1946-Present
British Romanticism, 1789-1837
Victorian Literature, 1837-1901
British Modernism, 1890-1945
Postwar/Postcolonial British Literature, 1945-Present
Ethnic American Literatures
Early American Literature
Topics in Film
Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Asian/America
Antebellum American Literature
American Realism and Naturalism
American Modernism
Contemporary American Literature
Women and Gender in Film
Interdisciplinary Special Topics
Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory
Shakespeare’s Principal Plays: Early Works
Shakespeare’s Principal Plays: Late Works
English Renaissance Drama
Studies in Drama and Performance
Studies in Poetry
Studies in Prose
Studies in American Regionalism
Queer Theory
Black Feminist Theory
Major English and American Writers
Studies in Genre
Studies in Literary Theory
Special Topics in Literary Study
Total Credit Hours18
1

At least one course must be a 400-level seminar.

2

No more than two courses can be at the 100-level.