Literature Minor


As a literature minor, not only will you graduate with a rich sense of the best that has been thought and said, but you will find yourself skilled at analyzing information set before you and presenting an insightful analysis.

Total Credit Hours: 21

Writing Course (3 Hours)

Period Literature Course (3 Hours)

Author Course (3 Hours)

Elective Courses (12 Hours)

What You'll Study

Engage in a variety of texts and genres while reading critically, analyzing content, and discussing great books.

You will take courses in writing, period literature, and an author course. Choose four elective courses from a wide variety of options including:

  • Renaissance, Romantic, Victorian, or Medieval Literature
  • Chaucer, Shakespeare, or Milton
  • The Harry Potter Phenomenon
  • Language and Society
  • Literature for Children

 

 

Related Links

Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing a literature minor, please contact:

Laura Ferguson
329 Shanks Hall (0112)
180 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
(540) 231-6515
lauraf92@vt.edu