Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Minor

The minor in English requires 18 hours of English courses at the 300 level or higher. Students selecting this minor must complete the following requirements:

British Literature Survey.. Satisfied by 1 course from the following:

  • ENGL 312 Major British Writers to 1800 (3) H
  • ENGL 314 Major British Writers after 1800 (3) H

Additional British Literature. Satisfied by 1 course from the following:

  • ENGL 301 British Literature to 1800:______ (3) H
  • ENGL 302 British Literature Since 1800:______ (3) H
  • ENGL 309 The British Novel (3) HL / H
  • ENGL 312 Major British Writers to 1800 (3) H
  • ENGL 314 Major British Writers after 1800 (3) H
  • ENGL 315 Studies in British Literature (3) HL / H
  • ENGL 331 Chaucer (3) H
  • ENGL 332 Shakespeare (3) H
  • ENGL 492 The London Review (3) H
  • ENGL 521 British Literature Before 1800: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 522 British Literature After 1800:______ (3) H
  • ENGL 525 Shakespeare:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 530 Irish Literature and Culture:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 560 British Literature of the 20th Century: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 565 The Gothic Tradition (3) H
  • ENGL 610 The Literature of England to 1500 (3) H
  • ENGL 620 Renaissance English Literature: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 633 Milton (3) H
  • ENGL 640 British Literature, 1600-1800: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 650 Romantic Literature: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 655 Victorian Literature: ______ (3) H

American Literature Survey. Satisfied by 1 of the following:

  • ENGL 316 Introduction to Major American Writers (3) H
  • ENGL 320 American Literature I (3) H
  • ENGL 322 American Literature II (3) H

Additional American Literature. Satisfied by 1 courses from the following:

  • ENGL 316 Introduction to Major American Writers (3) H
  • ENGL 317 Topics in American Literature to 1865:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 318 Topics in American Literature Since 1865:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 320 American Literature I
  • ENGL 322 American Literature II (3) H
  • ENGL 325 Recent Popular Literature (3) HL / H
  • ENGL 336 Jewish American Literature and Culture (3) H
  • ENGL 337 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature (3) H
  • ENGL 338 Introduction to African-American Literature (3) H
  • ENGL 340 Topics in U.S. Ethnic Literature:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 571 American Indian Literature (3) NW/H/W
  • ENGL 573 U.S. Latina/o Literature:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 574: African American Literature:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 575 Literature of the American South (3) H
  • ENGL 576 Advanced Topics in American Literature to 1865:_____ (3) H
  • ENGL 577 Advanced Topics in American Literature Since 1865: _____ (3) H
  • ENGL 578 Poetry, 1900-1945 (3) H
  • ENGL 579 Poetry since 1945 (3) H

English Required Elective. Satisfied by 2 courses (6 hours) of ENGL courses, excluding ENGL 496 and ENGL 497.

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses (300+) in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

Contact Info

Department of English

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 3001
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4520
english@ku.edu
http://www.english.ku.edu/
Anna Neill, Chair
785-864-2521
aneill@ku.edu
Laura Mielke, Associate Chair
785-864-2578
lmielke@ku.edu

Department of English

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 3001
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4520
english@ku.edu
http://www.english.ku.edu/
Kathryn Conrad, Director, Undergraduate Studies
785-864-2572
kconrad@ku.edu
Frank Farmer, Director, First- and Second-Year English
785-864-2507
farmerf@ku.edu

Department of English

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 3001
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4520
english@ku.edu
http://www.english.ku.edu/
Giselle Anatol, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-2522
ganatol@ku.edu
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